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Two Wolves

Posted Saturday, February 5, 2011, at 7:40 AM

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From Brian's Mailbag...

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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Without evil there would be no good! Sometimes I feed both of them.

-- Posted by Keda46 on Sun, Feb 6, 2011, at 2:15 AM

as do we all

-- Posted by doodle bug on Sun, Feb 6, 2011, at 10:09 AM

Ah, Wisdom. Well Said, Brian.

-- Posted by Navyblue on Sun, Feb 6, 2011, at 7:00 PM


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