“An elder Cherokee Native American was teaching his grandchildren about life.
He said to them, ‘A fight is going on inside me. It is a terrible fight, and it is between two wolves. One wolf represents fear, anger, guilt, resentment, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, inferiority, pride, lies, and superiority. The other wolf stands for joy, peace, love, hope, sharing, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, friendship, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. This same fight is going on within you and every other person too.’
They thought about it for a minute and then one child asked his grandfather, ‘Which wolf will win?’
The Old Cherokee simply replied, ‘The one I feed.’”