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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Tale of Two Wolves


"Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character; and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals is not a good man." Arthur Schopenhauer

 An Old Cherokee Tale of Two Wolves

One evening an old Cherokee Indian told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside us.

"My son", he said, "the battle is between two ‘wolves’ inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego."

"The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and faith."
The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather:

"Which wolf wins?"

The grandfather simply replied, "The one you feed."

Which wolf will you feed today?
 

Meet the Artist


 Ashton Boyd, 3rd Grader
 
 
The Dog Tile Art Project for the Jackson County Animal Shelter

Debi Blair's 3rd grade class at Walker Elementary school in Ashland, Oregon painted tiles to create a bright, cheerful entrance to the dog kennels at the Jackson County Animal Shelter. Their creative and fun spirits come through in their art. Come on down to the Shelter to see what a difference their tile art makes.

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