Beehive Efficiency

A beehive is perhaps one of nature’s most efficient examples of collective group accomplishment.   By all appearances, it is a simple organizational structure consisting of a single queen with 10,000 workers. It seems self-evident she is in charge because the Queen is larger in size, and the birthing mother to thousands of bees. Additionally, the…

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Quit trying to be the brightest bulb!

Stewardship is about letting going of trying to be the ‘brightest bulb in the pack’, as demonstrated by this story: “A truck was jammed underneath a highway overpass, and the fire department and a tow-truck driver were attempting to free the vehicle. But despite their earnest efforts, the truck remained stubbornly lodged. A motorist, annoyed…

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Not Equipped to Be Idle

“All of this evidence points to the fact that the average person is ill equipped to be idle. Without goals and without others to interact with, most people begin to lose motivation and concentration. The mind begins to wander, and more often than not it will focus on unresolvable problems that cause anxiety. In order…

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Your Dominant Hand

“If you trained yourself every day to do a specific act, your energy would develop, your senses would become educated, your ability would expand. Look at your right hand. Your right hand excels over your left hand because you yourself brought this about. At birth your left hand was not inferior; the hands were evenly…

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True Rest for Human Beings

“True rest for muscles, intended by nature for action, is in orderly action; just as true rest for the lungs is the normal rhythm of respiration taken in pure air. To take action away from the muscles is to force them away from their natural motor impulse, and hence, besides tiring them, means forcing them…

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