Pondering the gift of forgiveness among humans.
Animals, sadly, may have to live with fear as they are so vulnerable, but humans have the ability to rationalize, based on circumstances as to why one acts out or speaks out in a moment of confusion, tension or rage.
Not condoning bad behavior, as I have been there, but we humans can think through our actions and those of others. We surely realize there is another side to every person, if we offer remedy or simply time apart. We then kindly move on, with a solid and more positive relationship.
That my friends is a gift which mere animals do not have. Let forgiveness happen, it's surely a form of grace within humans.
Be human, forgive and you'll experience a deepening of capacity to both give and recieve another amazing gift...love, the greatest gift!