Our experiences, imprints and expectations shape our perception.
“There are things that are known and there are things that are unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.”
Throughout myriad lifetimes we seek to have as many varied experiences as possible. Each excursion into the unknown creates another facet of knowledge which shapes our perception and experience. Older souls have a greater capability to see the many sides of a situation because intuitively they realize that they have likely already experienced the contrast of similar dramas.
Do not fault someone for their limited perception. It is not a failing, merely a lack of vision or experience. Seek only to bring a different viewpoint to light whenever possible. It may awaken something in their soul or it may plant a seed that will take root and grow. All fear is based upon limited perception.
In your own experience, keep in mind that everything serves a purpose in your spiritual development. Strive to step back and observe, knowing that as your perception expands you’ll discover that love is always possible.