MW Bro. Dan Olmsted - October 2020 Musings
|"Dispensing Light through Happiness”|
October was the eighth month when the year was but ten months, before the reforming of the calendar by Julius Caesar. Its name was taken from the Latin word that means “eight.” After January and February were added its name was not changed.
Brethren: This is a favorite time of year for me: the crispness of the morning air, the warm sun in the afternoon, the cool evenings. Harvest grains are in the bin, fresh vegetables from the garden are gathered, fruit, pickles and jam are being canned. We can be grateful for the bountiful harvest that has been provided for us.
We are all anxious to return to our Lodges to greet and meet our brothers. We would like to resume degree work and bring new members into the fold. Guidelines are being developed to resume balloting, degree work and installation of officers. These guidelines should be approved this month and Lodges can again resume work.