Today I did a mental review of the lessons brought about by various initiations and magickal practices. They soon fell into pairs of opposites. I won't bore you with the list. I am fond of the phrase there are two opposing forces and one that reconciles them. I used to look for all sorts of things to reconcile apparent opposites. I have realized that there are a few reconcilers that can always apply: Love, Compassion, Place.
The first two should be self-explanatory.
A sense of place is understanding exactly where you are and how your karma has brought you to a given point. One has a tendency not to fight the forces of the Universe or the mundane world when you know that. It also has the advantage of removing the emotional angst so you can correctly perceive the situation and apply proper discernment.