This morning I woke up an hour and a half before my alarm was supposed to go off. I knew sleep wasn’t coming back. I put on my running gear, and hit the streets at about 5:15, to occupy the time, and try to get my thoughts to stop spinning. There was a gentle rain, … Continue reading COVID, Loss, and Waiting
How will we need to restrain our passions in coming months? Continue reading Resuming Masonic Labors – What Now?
What’s happening in your circle of friends and family profoundly impacts how you think about risk and threat. Continue reading Rare vs. Common: How We Think About Threat
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Recent COVID-19 situation was born into a polarized social environment in western culture. High levels of distrust are running around, with sentiments of nationalism and tribalism that affect our response to the Coronavirus. Continue reading Social Polarization in the Time of Pandemic
Fall 2020 Updates In light of the worsening pandemic, all lodge meetings in England have been re-closed effective Thursday 5 November. November 16th: The Grand Lodge of Virginia has required masks in all masonic buildings and limited gatherings to 25 or less to match state law, and has cancelled One-Day Conferrals The Masonic Temple in … Continue reading Freemasonry & COVID-19 Updates
UPDATE: Since this post was published, a wave of suspensions and cancellations have hit Freemasonry. See this post for more up to date information on the impacts of COVID-19. The United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) has recently published an update for members, which advises to either avoid any physical contact during ceremonies such as … Continue reading Masonic Grips in the Time of Coronavirus