When looking upon something, see what it is as well as what it’s not. This is the trick, truth is always found in between two poles, each convinced they are truth. These poles are not opposed, the are complimentary in the construction of the center. The only thing needed is awareness and the only way to awareness is to be open to its possibility.
He was a mean cat, prone to fits of rage and destruction for no apparent reason. He wasn’t one for petting, didn’t play much, and he’d bite at you while purring.
Over the years, I came to love him for the kind of cat he was though, and while it was difficult to make the call, I knew what I had to do when the time came.