Report of Emerald Lodge 49 for the Provincial Winter Newsletter
By the Lodge Secretary, Worshipful Brother S. McB.
I am pleased to report that it has been a busy couple of months for Lodge 49.
We have welcomed new candidates and affiliates with degrees taking place at most meetings.
To help necessity BrethrenBy Brother Stefan Gathmann, S∴D∴ Emerald Lodge No. 49
The past months in Emerald Lodge No. 49, Greystones could be summarised by this well know topic. And this help does not necessarily have to be in monetary assistance.
Due to my in-law's age and health they decided to move into a nursing home. This left my wife and me to the duty not only to dissolve their house but also to move our belongings we stored there over to Ireland. An impossible task, if it wasn’t for the help and assistance of a very dear Brother of my Lodge who found himself able to help me after my application to him.
What doesn’t kill you makes you strongerBy Brother Stefan Gathmann, J∴W∴ Emerald Lodge No. 49
Brethren, let me start this newsletter article with the first part of a quote:
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, except …
Before you learn the final part and who said it, here is the report from Emerald Lodge No. 49, Greystones:
By Brother Stefan Gathmann
Memento Mortis (Remember your mortality) may be the heading of our labour during the last half year.
What else can be reported
By Bro Stefan Gathmann, Emerald Lodge No 49
Sadly our brief report on our Lodge life for the last Newsletter had gone the path of all living and went lost in the Nirvana of modern communication. I take this as a proof that computers and the Internet are living beings and pray to the great bráhman of the electronic universe that he is graceful enough to let this slightly longer report pass.