Ants busy themselves with tiny tasks to accomplish big jobs. They plan ahead. They store food all summer. They prepare for winter long before winter arrives. To the would-be loafer or procrastinator, the ancient Wisdom teachers said, "Look to the daily diligence and persistence of the ant!"
These proverbs speak to my lifelong struggle with procrastination. I'm not lazy; I'm a perfectionist. I delay tasks, especially creative ones, to think through every detail, carefully consider every option. When I finally sit down to a project or decision, I want to feel that it's my best work.Read more at CT Faith In The Workplace