Day #155 – Check your wolves.

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When you’re following a new path and you’ve set your intentions on something, I think it’s really easy to forget to look inside. When you’re chasing ideas and exploring possibilities everything is suddenly outside of yourself. It feels ‘right’ and it feels good! Because you’re being proactive and working towards something. It’s too easy to ignore your reality. Your people.

I’ve realised that there is a massive need to stop every now and then and evaluate. Centre yourself. Check yourself. Be quiet. Look at yourself. Who you’re being. Is everything OK?

If everything is not ok, then you need to stop and fix things before you carry on. It’s always about the foundations and what you are building on. If you’re building on crap, if you’re creating new projects on stress and neglected relationships, none of that is going to get better. You’re taking broken things into your future. They’ll only break more. If you want them you have to fix them. Immediately.

I read this and I almost cried. I have such a respect for Native American culture. It resonates with me on a level that I couldn’t even try to explain. I don’t think anything else really needs to be said.

Do this.

‘A Native American grandfather was talking to his grandson about how he felt. He said ‘I feel as if I have two wolves fighting in my heart. One wolf is the vengeful, angry, violent one. The other wolf is the loving, compassionate one.’

The grandson asked him, ‘Which wolf will win the fight in your heart?’

The grandfather answered, ‘The one I feed.’

Don’t be so busy that everything around you starts crumbling. You need to take the good stuff with you as you move forwards and up. Check in with yourself regularly. Which wolf are you feeding? Is everything around you suffering? Or are you embracing your life with love?

Love is the antithesis of fear.

It’s not easy. It’s a journey. It’s a balance. It’s a juggling act.

But it’s beautiful.

Now if you’d just bare with me whilst I put my favourite people in my rucksack and let my angry wolf know that he’s sleeping outside tonight. X

In other news, I’m back in the studio this weekend. Pretty excited about that.

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9 responses to “Day #155 – Check your wolves.

  1. Im blown away from your entry! In fact an old friend of mine just commented on a face book entry of mine…so happens it was a creative take on “What wolf do you feed” haha…She applied this link to my post…Amazing, and very very well written.

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  2. Yes Gemma, indeed it was Emma!! And…Phew…..really cool how i was thinking about the exact thing!! we’ll….apparently theres no such thing as coincidence! Pleased to meet you Gemma x

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  3. I am half cherokee indian, my family are all full, so, its a very well known poem for them x

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  4. I have also forwarded your entree onto them, i’m sure we will hear back later today ha ha

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    • That’s so nice of you. Pleased to meet you too. What incredible heritage to have! I actually wrote a post way back in the day on ‘synchronicity’ … About the quantum physics of coincidence! You’re right. There is no such thing. Think it means our paths were supposed to cross for a reason we may or may not know. Everything’s connected 😊 x

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  5. TBC i would like to read that article, is in on this site? if not could you link it to me please? thanks xx

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  6. Reblogged this on Vmarkinspire's Blog and commented:
    Love this post

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