Story#3 – The hunger inside

An elderly Cherokee man was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, “A fight is going on inside of me; it is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One wolf is fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority and ego. The other wolf is joy, peace, love, hope, sharing, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, friendship, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and faith. This same fight is going on inside you and inside 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 replied simply, “The one you feed.”


8 responses to “Story#3 – The hunger inside

  1. Good story. where did you find it? Did you post this story for moi? 😛 hehe

  2. Wow that’s really good 😀

    I’m going to find a way to share it with my students, thanks!

  3. wow..have to share this with people, thanks!

  4. zuljenah: You know…I have no idea where I found it…I’ve had it for a long time. And hehe, no this wasn’t for anyone in particular.

    liya:Np, if you do let me know how they like it 🙂

    Haleem: 🙂

  5. Very true!

    Great story, GS.

  6. GeekiSiddiqui

    MJ: haha, nice!

    Specs, Amir: Thanks 🙂

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