An old Native American told this story to a white man:
Inside of me there are two dogs - one black, one white. The black one is anger, resentment, bitterness, depression, pride, selfishness, worry, fear, and anxiety. The white one is peace, joy, goodness, mercy, patience, good will, hope, and courage.
The white man asked, "Which dog is more prevalent?"
The Indian responded, "The one that I feed."
Thank you, my faithful prayer partner, for this story.