We Are What We Feast On

They say that we are what we eat.

But, it reality, it’s more like we are what feast on.

There is an old Cherokee legend known as “Two Wolves” that goes like this:

An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego.”

He continued, “The other is good – he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. The same fight is going on inside you – and inside every other person, too.”

The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather, “Which wolf will win?”

The old Cherokee simply replied, “The one you feed.”

I suspect that evil wolves have an aversion to organic kale, wheatgrass, ginger, beet root juice and fennel.

So, I think I’m good.

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