Monday, January 25, 2010

Wolves, and an old, wise Indian





The Two Wolves


One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that 
Goes on inside people.
He said, 'My son, the battle is between two 'wolves' inside us all.


One is Evil.
It is anger, envy, jealousy, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.


The other is Good.
It is joy, peace , love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and faith.


The grandson thought about it for a minute
And then asked his grandfather: 'Which wolf wins?'



The old Cherokee simply replied, 

'The one you feed .'

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