Senan Of Somerset
Senan Of Somerset

The wolf inside

A simple but poignant thought this month, prompted by a friend recounting to me a proverb paraphrased from a Cherokee story.


A young man who was somewhat troubled went to his father for some advice.

“Father, there are two wolves inside me and they are fighting. One is angry and filled with hatred. The other is loving and filled with compassion. Which one will be victorious?”

“My son, the answer is simple. The one that you feed will win”.


(The top photo banner for this page was taken on the Isle of Skye and it always reminds me of the Forest of Fangorn from the Lord of the Rings – rather foreboding. The photo below was taken from exactly the same spot, but simply looking in the opposite direction.)

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