Don’t be like Sister Brown or Sister Grey! As appeared in the October, 1913 issue of “Odd Fellows Talisman”. The words are still true today. In FL&T Ainslie Heilich Tuscola 316Read More Is This Your Lodge? A Poem
Here is a new motivational/inspirational image I made. Please feel free to share it in anyway you like! In FL&T Ainslie Heilich Tuscola #316Read More Carry the Light of Friendship, Love, and Truth- by Ainslie Heilich
That’s what I wanted to introduce into our meetings at Homer Lodge—some deeper discussion into the self-improvement aspects of Freemasonry, the history, the esoteric teachings, and the symbolism found in our ritual traditions.
It occurred to me while I was scheduling speakers and topics for discussion, that there might be lessons the Odd Fellows and the Freemasons could learn from each other.Read More The Odd Fellows and Freemasons: Different Paths to the Same Goal
By Seth Anthony I am an Odd Fellow, just like my father and my grandfather before. I’m also a Freemason, a Knight of Pythias, and a slew of other titles. Fraternalism isn’t just a club for me; it’s my passion and life’s work. I firmly believe that my Lodge does deserve my best efforts. I […]Read More Giving Odd Fellowship a Second Chance – by Seth Anthony
Dear Brothers and Sisters, I have recently read a book entitled Secret Ritual and Manhood in Victorian America by Mark C. Carnes. This book is an academic treatment of the role our Order along with several others played in the United States during the 19th century. Although I do not agree with every conclusion that […]Read More On Finding our Value and Potential Place in Contemporary American Society – by Michael Greenzeiger
So many feel powerless in their daily lives, from dead end jobs and corporate slavery to societal expectations and financial limitations, people are craving empowerment over their chaotic lives. Odd Fellows can do all that and more. We just have to look inward to see the built in value that we have to offer our members that is currently being ignored.Read More What the Odd Fellows of Tomorrow Could Look Like
There has been the need for a makeover for the Odd Fellows for a good long while. Most haven’t heard of us. Those who have either think that we are long gone or just a few old guys that hang out once a month. Sadly, that is the reality in many places, punctuated by the random Lodge here and there that is having a revival.Read More Odd Fellows Makeover