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Old 02-17-2004, 02:33 PM   #1
Dojo: Shobu Aikido Cape Cod
Location: Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 152
Aiki spirit and Two wolves


An elderly Choctaw Native American was teaching his
grandchildren about
life. He said to them, "A fight is going on inside
is a terrible
fight, and it is between two wolves.

One wolf represents fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret,
greed, arrogance,
self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false
pride, superiority,
and ego.

The other stands for 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 Choctaw simply replied..."The one you feed."
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