In the December issue of BC, there is an article on forming a personal relationship with your bees. Mumbo-Jumbo!!
Author wants us to closely observe a single comb covered with bees for 15-30 minutes or more.
"Those that are interested in forming a strong personal relationship with the bees may even choose to make a date with them".
"When dating it is common to bring gifts.
While the bees may appreciate a gift of flowers..."
"When I approach a hive with a jar and ask the colony, a super organism, to give up part of its body by letting me take several bees for venom therapy, I will offer part of my body in return by pulling out a few hairs from the back of my neck and leaving the hairs by the hive."
"Talking to your bees, along with prayer, gift giving, song, and dance..."