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Two Wolves

11/04/2012

The Legend of the Two Wolves

An elder was teaching his grandchildren about life.  He said to them, “A fight is going on inside me, it is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves.  One wolf is evil—he is fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, competition, superiority, and ego.  The other is good – he is 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, too.”  They thought about it for a minute and then one child asked his grandfather, “Which wolf will win?”        

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

 -Paul Keeps Horse

Which one are you feeding?

gray wolf

gray wolf (Photo credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Midwest Region)

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