June 2022 Musings

"Dispensing Light through Happiness” June: is named after Juno the queen of the Roman gods. In Roman mythology Juno was the protectress of women and marriage. In modern times June is often referred to as the bridal month. GM Musings June 2022 [PDF] Brethren: The month...

May 2022 Musings

"Dispensing Light through Happiness” May is named for the Roman goddess Maia, who oversaw the growth of plants and also from the Latin word maiores, “elders,” who were celebrated during this month. Maia was considered a nurturer and an earth goddess, which may explain...

April 2022 Musings

"Dispensing Light through Happiness” April is the second month of the spring season and the fourth month of the year. In this month, the winter snow melts and spring rains nourish the earth, which warms and opens up to give new life to grass, trees and flowers. The...

March 2022 Musings

"Dispensing Light through Happiness” March, which was the first month of the year, is now the third. To this month, the first of spring, the name of the famous Mars, god of war was given. Mars was fond of storm and strife, and the name was very appropriate for this...

February 2022 Musings

“Dispensing Light through Happiness” February received its name for the Latin word which means “to purify,” for in this month people purified their homes and offered sacrifices to the gods, who loved order and cleanliness. “Because in certain...

January 2022 Musings

"Dispensing Light through Happiness” January was named after Janus, a two-headed Roman god. The temple of Janus was situated at the city gate of Rome, where his statue had one face looking towards the city, and one beyond the gate. January stands at the gateway of the...