I have been working on some minimalism/geometric monoline designs to represent the Degrees of Odd Fellowship. It was tough to figure out what symbols to include or exclude, but I am pleased with the overall inclusion.
These designs are available in the Heart in Hand Store, and are able to be placed on tons of unique products if tshirts aren’t your thing. As always, all proceeds benefit my home Lodge.
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Words by Roger Sitton http://www.waxa80.com/ Monday, February 19th, 2018 was Brother Horace Bratcher’s 92nd Birthday. Brother Horace is rumored to be Texas’ Oldest Active Odd Fellow. Joining Waxahachie Lodge No. 80 in 1949. He is still very active in the community. He tries to visit the hospital & local funeral homes on a regular basis. […]
Read More Member Profile: Horace Bratcher of Waxa #80
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 #316
Read More Carry the Light of Friendship, Love, and Truth- by Ainslie Heilich
Empowering Others By Michael Greenzeiger http://www.siliconvalleyoddfellows.org/ http://supremeamos.org/ I’ve had the privilege of belonging to several different lodges and of visiting a number of others all across the country. There are truly many different ways to be a good leader and to run a successful lodge. One commonality I have observed among all those who are […]
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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
My theory is that the Gen X and Millennial generations are looking for something outside of formal religion that is fun, mysterious, and meaningful to help make sense of the chaotic world we live in today. People like me got intrigued by the history and the mystery of all of the symbols and rituals and it drew me to the order. I needed to feel like I was a part of something larger than myself. Something that was serious but didn’t take itself too seriously. Something that helps the community. Something that gives me a purpose and reminds me to do the right thing. Odd Fellows is all of those things and more.
Read More On the Edge of Revival