There’s an old story that makes the Facebook rounds now and then. There are a few versions of it, but the gist is the same each time.
One bright winter day, a young Cherokee boy was out for a walk with his grandfather. Pausing to rest against a snowy winter pine, the grandfather looked at his growing grandson.
“A fight is going on inside me,” the wise old man said. “It is a terrible fight between two wolves. One wolf is evil, unhappy, and ugly. He is anger and greed. He spreads lies and deceit and pain.”
The grandfather paused. Gazing misty-eyed into the sea of trees, he continued.
“The other wolf is beautiful and good. He is friendly, joyful, loving, worthy, humble, and kind. He spreads inspiration wholeheartedly and has a deep vision beyond ordinary wisdom. But they are in constant battle with each other.”
Glancing back to the young boy he finished, “The same battle is going on inside you, my son, and inside all human beings.”
The boy thought about this. After a moment, he looked back at his grandfather and asked, “Grandfather, which wolf is going to win?”
The Grandfather smiled and grabbed the boy’s hand, leading him past the snowy pines.
“Whichever one you feed.” Read More…