Feed the good dog please.

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I saw this quote somewhere on facebook and its profound simpleness stood out to me. A friend once said, “There is the good dog and the bad dog: which one are you gonna feed today?”.  It’s true.

We all have a choice to nurture the “good” or more positive part of ourselves (and others) – every moment of the day – or fall into a destructive pattern.  Sadly, I learned over the holiday weekend the natural tendency can be to “feed the bad wolf”.  Is it the path of least resistance?  Possibly.

If we don’t make choices -from moment to moment- that nurture ourselves and others, we run the risk of living a careless and reckless life.  I take this seriously, but graciousness must serve as a cushion upon an unanticipated fall.