Creating Positive Online Communities

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

He said, “My son, 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 old Cherokee simply replied, “The one you feed.”

— Cherokee proverb

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Change Gonna Come

Our world is constantly changing:  the cycle of seasons, night to day and day to night, professional and personal circumstances, and global events; because, of this so many of us are resistant to change and react to it as an unnatural, definitively negative and forceful occurrence.  Unfortunately, resistance can equal an unpleasant persistence.  But, what if we started to look at change as an essential element inherent in all of Nature?  If, anything Nature has taught us is that being flexible to change (adaptive) results in evolution in order to achieve a sustainable balance. Continue reading