If you are around my vintage, you’ll immediately recognise who made that statement.
No, it wasn’t Gandhi, Martin Luther King or Mother Teresa.
It was a guy called Kamahl. Famous for…
I forget… It’s irrelevant anyway.
But why am I telling you this?
I can’t believe how predictably ridiculous human psychology is.
Three brave men, filled with passion, heart and soul sacrificed their sanity, their time and their lives working to bring this one single cause to the attention of the world.
For seven years they did this without realising how successful it could ever be.
Their audacious goal was for 500,000 views.
Yesterday, the video ticked over 90 MILLION views.
Whilst they received accolades for their efforts, they’ve also received a ridiculous amount of criticism.
Why are people so unkind? It simply comes down to human nature… hard-wired inside of us to find fault and to bring others down.
You and I will never change it. But how you react to it will change what appears in your world.
There is an old Cherokee tale tells of a grandfather teaching life principles to his grandson.
The wise old Cherokee said, “Son, on the inside of every person the battle is raging between two wolves. One wolf is evil. It’s angry, jealous, unforgiving, proud, and lazy. The other wolf is good. It is filled with love, kindness, humility, and encouragement. These two wolves are constantly fighting.”
The little boy thought about it and said, “Grandfather, which wolf is going to win?”
The grandfather smiled and said, “Which ever one you feed.”
Nice story, huh?
My suggestion to you is to nourish the good wolf inside of you and starve the jealous, angry and envious world that battles to win your attention… and too often does.
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