The reward for acting in a light way is peace, not instant and guaranteed body peace, but light side or subjective/mental/psychological peace.
There is light and dark, there are gradients in between. This can be shown visually to illustrate the point, but is only a concept I'm beginning to understand. It is a goal I have to do.
I'm writing this because I need to start getting this stuff out of my head so that I can start to sort and structure it.
Yes, there will always be a part that is better in the mind, and not describable by words. There is also a part that needs to be put down in the physical and described. Its ok, let there be both.