Community Bonds Have Withered

Heart in Hand


Odd Fellows research is clear: there is a decline of community in our modern era. Odd Fellows recognize that modern society is eroding many forms of community life, social attachments, and a shared sense of comradeship, unity, and support. Some research has indicated a decline in community theater, festival, and football attendance. A lack of community has debilitating psychological and physical effects on people. Being Odd Fellows means we are called to work on this concern locally and internationally. We must also come to understand more about the decline of community.

community bonding 2 Odd Fellowship provides all these values in our lodges (except for political connections).  However, we must lead in stabilizing community values on the local and international level.

U.S. sociologist Robert Putnam states that “the social glue that binds together individuals and wider collectives is referred to as social capital.‘”…

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Grief, Hashimotos Thyroiditis


via Daily Prompt: Invisible Invisible Illness they call it invisible to everyone even to me at times this thing with the vague symptoms intangible invisible sometimes I wonder if it's all in my head lab results appear or  someone says your color is better today your neck isn't as swollen you're walking better and I… Continue reading Invisible