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Sunday, August 1, 2010

Two Wolves

A friend emailed me this, I thought I'd share:

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, sorrow, regret, 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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Patty said...

Love this parable, I think I'll use it with my students.