This story is supposedly an old Indian legend, not my original idea, but I like the thought and wanted to write it into a poem. I hope you enjoy it.
There are two wolves inside of us:
One black as darkest night,
The other is the opposite,
Its fur of purest white.
They fight in us for dominance
To gain the upper hand.
A constant battle rages as
Each tries to make a stand.
Which one is strongest and will win
The right to rule each deed?
The answer is so simple, friend:
Whichever one we feed!
So watch which wolf you feed each day
By what you take in you.
One wolf is fed by everything
You say and watch and do.
Make sure the wolf you’re feeding is
The one you want to win.
Make sure that you are feeding light
Instead of feeding sin.
(c)2015 Denise McKenney
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