Category: From the West

From the West – April 2018

Greetings Brethren from the Station of Strength, While brushing up on my financial literacy, I recently found equilibrium in Howard Marks’ The Most Important Thing Illuminated (Columbia University Press, 2013). In it, Marks expands upon an epiphany concerning contrarianism, “skepticism and pessimism aren’t synonymous. Skepticism calls for pessimism when optimism is excessive. But it also …

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From the West – February

Greetings Brethren from the Station of Strength Now that January is over and our new year’s resolutions are in jeopardy, I reflect on a semi-phase used by one of the Masonic bodies during their installation, “Tyranny of the non-essential.” The application of this phase I find truly universal but I’ll attempt to focus an idea …

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From the West – Jan 2018

Greetings Brethren from the Station of Strength The line of officers for 2018 is coming together nicely and plans are being made for a fruitful year. As we wind the year, let us remember the bonds of fraternal love between us which is the mystic cement of our order. During this holiday season, enjoy your …

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