TO “HONOURABLE” SLUGGARDS

PROVERBS 6:6
Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise
Even king Solomon exhorted lazy people in
his kingdom.

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Courtesy of myrmecologists, many people have considered ants as the most nuisance insects but I went ahead to study more about their characters.
You see why God tells the sluggard to go and look at the little ants: it
is that when he sees them so busy, he may be ashamed of himself for
being idle, and learn to be “wise,” or diligent in whatever he
undertakes.
The behaviour of ants in these colonies has taught us about so many things that am gonna enfold them in details.
          COMMUNICATION
The ants communicate to each other through pheromones sounds and touch. For instance, when a food source is exhausted, no new trails are marked by returning ants and the scent slowly fades away, prompting other ants to explore new routes. Insects lay and follow pheromones trails . If you try to step on insects that are trying to collect fallen grains on the floor, You will notice that they scatter in different  directions suddenly. They communicate faster and effectively to alert each other for the attack.
In other words our communication in all places be it work place schools or at home should follow the example of the communication done by ants. All forms and lines of communication should be followed for the correct message to be conveyed in time.
                COMMITMENT TO WORK.
Those who are lazy bone have no place in the society .Just
kneel down on the grass beside them, and notice how they work! You will
see one little fellow creeping along as fast as he can go, with a grain
of sand in his mouth, perhaps as large as his head. He does not stop to
rest, but when he has carried his grain to help build the hill, away he
goes for another. You may watch them all day and never see them idle at
all. Ants may be tiny but they can carry more than double their weight and withstand pressures up to 5,000 times greater than their own body weight. It appears ants are also smart. Laziness is forbidden in their kingdom.
Your body size does not matter at all, it is the capacity of your brain:how well  you utilise it.
You may be having so many goals to achieve; if you don’t , then you are in trouble. Such goals may seem a bit hard to achieve and to way far from our capabilities. It’s in situations like these when people tend to shy away from what their real goal is and try to map out goals which are way easier to achieve.
I mean be pragmatic , set goal that are attainable , those that may end up frustrating and demoralizing you.
Don’t fret, only because you think the goals you set are intimidating you, unless they are unattainable , then make them look easier .Don’t succumb so easily to hardships.
“When there’s a will, there’s a way”. Think about how ants tackle their seemingly impossible tasks and made it possible.
         TOGETHERNESS AND TEAMWORK.
The ant are very social insects which live in colonies of humongous groups. The ants do not leave each other while working.
They help each other to carry huge loads .Colonies of invasive ant species will sometimes work together and form super-colonies , spanning a very wide area of land. Ant colonies are sometimes described as superorganisms because they appear to operate as a single entity.
If ants were doing business then they could be the most successful because they encourage teamwork which promotes quality results.
No matter how smart you are, you can never make it alone. You need partners friends to hold you up  and cherish you when you fall down.

      ORGANIZATION
The ants have a sense arranging their activities accordingly. You will notice that they are very organized the way they carry their loads.
They work in the same direction and they have to accomplish their tasks however big it is. Ants are awesome creatures as they are, but when humans get organized and work towards achieving one goal, they can move mountains!
We yearn for success in life and our business places, if we put this in place then success is in our hands.
Ants are clean and tidy insects. Some worker ants are given the job of taking the rubbish from the nest and putting it outside in a special rubbish dump. Each colony of ants has its own smell. In this way, intruders can be recognized immediately.

        MANAGEMENT
Ants must always get things done through organization communication and other ways.
There are three kinds of ants in a colony: The queen, the female workers, and males. The queen is the only ant that can lay eggs. The male ant’s job is to mate with future queen ants and they do not live very long afterwards. Once the queen grows to adulthood, she spends the rest of her life laying eggs!
Ant colonies also have soldier ants that protect the queen, defend the colony, gather or kill food, and attack enemy colonies in search for food and nesting space. Some jobs of the colony include taking care of the eggs and babies, gathering food for the colony and building the anthills or mounds.
It doesn’t matter how these tiny creatures accomplish their tasks. The thing is, get the job done at the end of the day.
They never stop working until they get the job done. amazing! isn’t it?
The more you finish other jobs  the faster you move to other things that can help can help you succeed in achieving your dreams.

The ants have so many good characters that you can break down and integrate into your life for the betterment of the future.
I therefore urge us to learn these traits keenly and reflect them. Finally we have to implement the learnt traits in our daily life. Apparently,you should remember that reflecting and learning the concept behind it is one thing, but actually applying it is another.
Dear friends go investigate an learn these traits. You may leave a comment of your ideas about this to share with like I did.

        
    
    

  

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Poppa Daddy in-law

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I suffer from oneirism caused by the urge to converse to my daddy in law about what I feel. Oh really! Am in astir to figure out.
Firstly, I got to say that I have a million imaginary situations cooking in my head. Oh my gosh!Perhaps this is what makes me always be in a reverie.
You are my other Poppa who raised my other half,taught her how to behave , talk and be spiritually upright. People can talk all the bad things about you but I don’t give a toss since I know what kind of a man you are(because am gonna be living with a duplicate ‘character’ of you).Before I proceed am gonna promise you one thing:
I CAN NEVER REPLACE YOU.

Just let them be!They call you pugnacious because they really don’t know that your intentions are always pure. You always want your family to be happy and healthy. That is my daddy in-law!I feel very proud and I have
innumerable words to express my gratitude.
I just wanna say how much I love you two though this may sound like a cliché ,though I don’t want it to be………..You have set a good example in life to me. I promise to be a good daddy like you.
The concern you have for her makes me feel like am part of it. Now that you are my dad,I hope to be the good son you deserve. Thank you for teaching my best half how to grow.
I have had this silent conversation a myriad times in my head may be that’s why I suffer from oneirism.

PRACTICALITY AND TECHNICALITY.

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@Medad
I would like to share my experience in order to explain the main topic prominently.
When we were kids my mum used to promise us a present whenever we passed the exams. I was among the top students in the class always so it was obvious for her to buy a present for me. Likewise to my younger brother. One day she decided to challenge us when I was in kindergarten; top class. She decided to ask her own queries before giving us a present. That day she brought three story books. Then she went ahead and asked. I have one story book, if I add you two more story books how much will you have? “Four”, I responded.
My mum was disappointed in me. She asked me again and I replied ,” Four”. So she gave me another option. I liked bananas. She said if I give you two bananas and I give you one more, how many will you have? “Three”, I replied. She was now how happy. She brought the two storybooks again and gave me then said if I add you one,how much will you have? I said,” Four”.
She was outraged.
She asked my younger brother and he answered that it should be three. The present was given to him but I was angry and violent.
I told my mum that she was not fair at all because: I was position one in school and my brother was position three. “But you failed my test”, she replied.
Listen what I told her.” Due to my well done exams and position in class. I was given one more story book and it was in the bag so if you gave me two and you add me one ,they will be four altogether with the one in my bag!!”
My mother was really touched and encountered a profound shock. She was compelled to buy both of us a present and I got two presents.

From my story we have learnt several things;
1. Practicality; I was practically right. The feasibility of my reasoning was adequate enough.
2.Technicality. This means seeing what is obvious or visible .It involves arts and guesses that is, theoretics. My mum was Technically right because two plus one is obviously three.
3. Don’t be in a hurry to judge others.

Who was right between my mum and me? We were both right in different perspectives.
So ladies and gentlemen, we should understand each other distinctly before arguing or judging.
The conflicts arises between these two gaps; technical rightness and practical rightness.
Before you judge you spouse that she is not loving you to your expectations, ask yourself,What could be the cause?You may be technically right but she is practically right. Whatever you do to her could be unsatisfactory and unworthy for the kind of love you expect from her.
When your child is misbehaving, you maybe technically right, but a you practically right? Maybe  the kid is following what you do with your couple in the house, arguing over minor things, fighting for worldly things!!Be practical, see the hidden story book in the bag like I did.
So the next time before you start judging, see things that are beyond obvious. Those that are hidden. Discover the hidden story book !!That will help you to understand the other party and resolve the conflict that you are in.
Much regards and gratefulness to you all.