Which Wolf Do You Feed


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"A fight is going on inside me (and you)... it is a terrible fight between two wolves."

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Which Wolf Do You Feed

  1. 1. Virtue or Vice<br />Which wolf do you feed?<br />
  2. 2. The Two Wolves<br />A Cherokee elder was teaching his grandchildren about life.<br />He said to them, “A fight is going on inside me… it is a terrible fight between two wolves.<br />One wolf represents fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, hatefulness, and lies.<br />The other stands for joy, peace, love, hope, humbleness, kindness, friendship, generosity, faith, and truth.<br />This same fight is going on inside of you, and inside every other person, too.”<br />The children thought about it for a minute. Then one child asked his grandfather,<br />“Which wolf will win?”<br />The Cherokee elder replied… “The one you feed.”<br />
  3. 3. Two Wolves: Virtue or Vice?<br />Chastity or Lust<br />Temperance or Gluttony<br />Charity or Greed<br />Diligence or Sloth<br />Patience or Wrath<br />Kindness or Envy<br />Humility or Pride<br />
  4. 4. Chastity<br />or Lust<br />Which wolf do you feed?<br />Chastity: purity in conduct and intention<br />
  5. 5. Temperance<br />or Gluttony<br />Which wolf do you feed?<br />Temperance: moderation in action, thought, or feeling<br />
  6. 6. Charity<br />or Greed<br />Which wolf do you feed?<br />Charity: benevolent goodwill toward or love of humanity<br />
  7. 7. Diligence<br />or Sloth<br />Which wolf do you feed?<br />Diligence: a zealous and careful nature in one&apos;s actions and work, a decisive work ethic<br />
  8. 8. Patience<br />or Wrath<br />Which wolf do you feed?<br />Patience: persevering in the face of delay or provocation without becoming annoyed or upset<br />
  9. 9. Kindness<br />or Envy<br />Which wolf do you feed?<br />Kindness: charitable behavior, marked by mild disposition, pleasantness, tenderness and concern for others<br />
  10. 10. Humility<br />or Pride<br />Which wolf do you feed?<br />Humility: keeping oneself within one&apos;s own bounds, not reaching out to things above one<br />
  11. 11. Rules to Live By<br />Trying to be a virtuous person is what is necessary.<br />But realize that no one is perfect.<br />Follow these guides in your life, even if you go astray.<br />These virtues will be worthwhile to consider following in your own life, come what may.<br />“You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment.”<br />Matthew 22:37<br />“A second is equally important: Love your neighbor as yourself.”<br />Matthew 22:38<br />“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”<br />Luke 6:31 – The Golden Rule<br />&quot;Do unto others as they would do unto themselves.“<br />The Platinum Rule<br />