The Battle of the Wolves

One evening an old Sioux 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 Sioux simply replied, “The one you feed.”


I LOVE the truth in this story! Thank you to The Wizard Academy’s Monday Morning Memo – I discovered this in the Rabbit Hole.   If you don’t subscribe to this weekly newsletter, you should.  It’s always very interesting.

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