The Two Wolves
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, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, and ego. The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, 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. "