My mother recently sent me this email.Â I thought I would share it with all the rest of you.
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 -Â It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.â€
“The other is Good -Â 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.”