is the famous two wolves story from the Cherokee tribe)
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, lies, false pride, inferiority,
superiority, or ego.
The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, truth, serenity,
humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, compassion and
faith, or God (Good)."
The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather:
"Which wolf wins?" The old Cherokee simply replied, "The one you