One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He
said, “My son, the battle is between 2 “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
The old Cherokee simply replied, “The one you feed.”
~ Unknown Author
I’m not thrilled with the “evil” and “good” words used here. My preferences are the ‘not accepting wolf’ and the ‘beneficial wolf’. But the point is a great.