Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Legend of Two Wolves

6th Grade Art - Culler Middle School

A Cherokee Legend

A grandfather 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 grandfather simply replied, “The one you feed.”

LeAnn aka pasqueflower


  1. I have heard this before and love it. It is so true. Live us a choice:)

  2. Love the artwork. And the story is such a true tale!

  3. Why do all these kids draw so much better than me? Cool story, too.

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  5. Another fabulous young artist! And a great legend too. Too bad so many people don't get it.

  6. Wonderful story, and amazing art art from that 6th grader!
    Everyday Inspired