Drift

 One who wanders from the way of good sense will rest in the assembly of the dead. Proverbs 21:16   Honey bees don’t always return to the correct hive; eager to unload their gathered treasures, honey bees will occasionally get off track, and land at the doorstep of the wrong colony.  Beekeepers call this “drifting”. If the colony is in need of resources, the little bee, laden with food might be accepted, or she might find herself fending off attacking guard bees.  Although drifting can increase the population of a small colony, it can also adversely affect a colony’s health.  You’ve heard the story of the Trojan Horse?  This bee might be carrying varroa mites, or the spores of AFB (American Foulbrood).  Her drifting into the...