"Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest" (Proverbs 6:6-9).
The tiny ant teaches us many
1) It is self-motivated and highly industrialized. The ant
doesn't need another to make sure it gets its work done.
2) It collects its
food in the proper seasons; it is prudent.
3) It is fond of its young, and
takes care of them.
4) It has foresight for others and shows kindness.
5) It works quietly without show and until the work is done. In this, it
teaches us perseverance.
6) It works in cooperation and organization with
others. In union there is indeed strength.
7) It keeps its home meticulously
8) It knows its job and does it.
9) The ant has initiative, that
wonderful virtue of resourcefulness that knows the how and when.
the God of nature, and it's amazing how even the smallest creatures can teach us
such great lessons. We human beings can learn diligence, how to recognize
opportunities, and individual initiative from the ant. "As long as it is day, we
must do the work of him who sent me." (John 9:4).