Wolves inside us

An old Cherokee chief said to his grandson, “My son, there are two wolves inside all of us that battle all the time.

One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, envy, greed, resentment, inferiority, fear, ego, disappointment, doubt and fear,” the chief said.  “The other is good.  It is joy, love peace, hope, kindness, empathy, patience, compassion, gentleness and truth.”

His grandson thought for a moment in silence.  Then he asked, “Grandfather, which one wins?”

The old man quietly replied, “The one you feed.”

4 thoughts on “Wolves inside us

  1. Well said, emotions…our feelings when we feed them can lead to action, thoughts, and attitude held about various things. Depending on which we choose to feed, we can find things transforming for the better or worse. Very thought provoking.

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