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Teri16
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   Posted 5/6/2005 5:43 PM (GMT -7)   
This is a post from another HealingWell member that I'd like to share with you all...
 
There is a young native american warrior who has watched is Grandfather Chief for many years handle the concerns of the tribe. No matter what the situation, the Chief treated everyone on either side with respect and kindness. There were many times when the troubles brought to the Chief might endanger the tribe, yet he calmly listened to both sides and even treated the offending party as a brother.

Alone one evening, the young warrior sat in council with his grandfather. As they talked about life's challenges and what the young warrior had yet to learn before he became chief, the he asked his grandfather how he was able to treat all members of the tribe with kindness even when he knew one had offended the other or the tribe so greatly. The grandfather smiled and asked his grandson to follow him outside.

As they walked in silence for some time, there came in the distance the howl of a wolf. The grandfather asked if his grandson heard the cry of the wolf and told his grandson that there are two wolves in each of us. One light wolf full of love, compassion and undertanding. The other dark and full of anger, hate and judgement. These two wolves are in constant battle within trying to take control.

The young warrior asked "But grandfather, which of the wolves will win?" The wisened old chief turned and smiled to his gandson and said "the one that you feed".

"Because he is he and I am I."......E. V. Lucas

"I Hope You Dance".............LeeAnn Womack
 
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heartangel
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   Posted 5/7/2005 11:15 AM (GMT -7)   

oh so true and beautiful Teri something we all need to remember.

One of our Pastors who is up in Heaven now use to say."Be careful with what you say you donot know whaere your pebbles migh cause ripple or mend a rift or be words of encourgagment too."

Gosh i sure do miss dr. Homer Lindsay Been with the Lord 5 years now,

Heidi


 Heidi
Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle
Plato
 
 
 
Friends are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings
have trouble remembering to fly.
 
Mighty hands are guiding me to protect me
from what I cannot see
 
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Teri16
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   Posted 5/7/2005 11:20 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks, Heidi!  I thought that story was beautiful, too!
 
xoxoxo  Teri
"Because he is he and I am I."......E. V. Lucas

"I Hope You Dance".............LeeAnn Womack
 
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pandacrazy
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   Posted 5/11/2005 12:06 PM (GMT -7)   
Just got around to reading this one Teri. What a neat story and oh so true. Barb

Teri16
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   Posted 5/11/2005 12:31 PM (GMT -7)   
 
   tongue I loved it, too!  Hugs, Teri
"Because he is he and I am I."......E. V. Lucas

"I Hope You Dance".............LeeAnn Womack
 
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