This is a short essay on Jung’s view on the nature of the Shadow and the need for a conscious relationship to it. There is, he insists, a need to light up the darkness in the psyche rather than worshipping beings of light. First, one needs to come to terms with the personal shadow related to one’s own personal history. Then, from the point of view of shadow dynamics, there is a need to assimilate one’s relationship to the Shadow side of God, His backside. This includes coming to terms with the cultural shadow and the Archetypal Shadow per se.