TWO WOLVES

Two wolves

An elderly Cherokee Indian was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them : “A fight is going on inside of me. It is a terrible fight, and it is between two wolves…

One wolf represents fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, shame, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, loneliness, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.

War bonnettThe other wolf stands for joy, peace, love, hope, sharing, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, friendship, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and faith.

This same fight is going on inside you, and inside every other person.”

The grandchildren thought about it for a minute and then one child asked his grandfather, “Which wolf will win?”

The old Cherokee simply replied… “The one you feed.”


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