Tale of Two Wolves

After listening to a podcast this morning with Eric Zimmer about this story and it’s meaning, I could not stop thinking about it.  I wanted to share his site and the podcast.  It is something I want to help my girls to understand as well as my friends, family and clients.

A grandfather is talking with his grandson and he says there are two wolves inside of us which are always at war with each other. 

One of them is a good wolf which represents things like kindness, bravery and love. The other is a bad wolf, which represents things like greed, hatred and fear.

The grandson stops and thinks about it for a second then he looks up at his grandfather and says, “Grandfather, which one wins?”

The grandfather quietly replies, the one you feed

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