St Louis Masonic Temple

The Going Rate of Losing a Landmark

Six Million dollars appears to be the answer, or best offer. It was sad to see this story in my inbox - St. Louis City Masonic Temple being sold. Here we have yet another Masonic lodge being sold off to make way for luxury condos or a shopping mall. Only this time, it happens to be the New Masonic Temple in Saint Louis, Missouri. Built in a Classical revival style in 1926, the temple on Lindell Boulevard has played  host to, then, Grand Master Harry Truman, and initiated the Spirit … [Read More...]

St Louis Masonic Temple

The Going Rate of Losing a Landmark

Six Million dollars appears to be the answer, or best offer. It was sad to see this story in my inbox - St. Louis City Masonic Temple being sold. Here we have yet another Masonic lodge being sold off to make way for luxury condos or a shopping mall. Only this time, it happens to be the New Masonic Temple in Saint Louis, Missouri. Built in a Classical revival style in 1926, the temple on Lindell Boulevard has played  host to, then, Grand Master Harry Truman, and initiated the Spirit … [Read More...]

Time Capsule Massachusetts State House

Time Capsule From Paul Revere, Sam Adams Uncovered

  http://youtu.be/qQQ-jmkoWlE A crew is at work in Boston unearthing a time capsule believed buried by patriots Samuel Adams and Paul Revere. CNN affiliate WBZ reports, the 18th-century capsule was left in a cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House. The capsule is believed to date from 1795, when construction started on the building. The cornerstone has been removed because of repair work to the historic building, and a worker from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston was chipping … [Read More...]

WORKING FOR GOONS

BRYCE ON SOCIETY - Making the work environment unbearable. (Click for AUDIO VERSION)To use this segment in a Radio broadcast or Podcast, send TIM a request. One of the reasons Scott Adams' cartoon, "Dilbert," is so successful is because it hits close to home in depicting office life. Corporate management is one of Adams' favorite targets in which they are shown as bumbling idiots. They are very determined in controlling all activities of the business. Their approach is predictably wrong, … [Read More...]

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Joseph James – Teller of Masonic Murder Mysteries on Freemasonry and the Cinema

Joseph James is an actor and filmmaker with a long list of projects with an eye towards the fraternity. Having already produced several films with overt Masonic tones including The Masonic Map and Templar Nation, James is on the cusp of his latest release with his film The Freemason, taking us again into the mysteries upon the silver screen. In this installment of Sojourners, James gives us an insider's look at the making of his latest Masonic feature, The Freemason, replete with all the tinsel … [Read More...]

Exceptional Care Odyssey

MEGA Brands partners with Shriners Hospitals for Children Canada

MEGA Brands has pledged to donate $500,000 for new Shriners hospital while launching a limited edition Mega Bloks® Fundraising Toy. Montreal - June 6, 2014 - MEGA Brands Inc., a member of the Mattel family of companies (NASDAQ: MAT), announced the start of a new partnership with Shriners Hospitals for Children® - Canada. The toy maker has pledged $500,000 to the hospital's Exceptional Care for Exceptional Kids campaign and will launch a custom-made and limited edition Mega Bloks™ First … [Read More...]

Sights, Sounds and Words

Louis Goaziou

Book Review: On Holy Ground

If you are a traditional Mainstream or Prince Hall Mason, hereafter referred to as a Malecraft Mason, then you probably have the perception that a woman in Masonry is a member of the Eastern Star or Heroines of Jericho.  You would be wrong. Co-Masonry, as Kidd tells us, started with the making a Mason of Maria Deraismes, a well known advocate of women’s rights, in France by a Malecraft … [Read More...]

The Road

The Road – a review

Some time back I fell prey to an episode of Oprah that had an interview with Cormick McCarthy, who is the author of several books, most recently the novel "The Road".  In the interview, the awkwardness between them was pronounced, but informative, especially as the guest talked about his new book and some of its over arching themes.  At the time, I made a mental note to read it and filed it away … [Read More...]

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Dan Brown to write the Screenplay of The Lost Symbol

From the Hollywood Reporter - Mega-selling mystery author Dan Brown has taken over writing duties on the film adaptation of The … [Read More...]

Br. Arturo de Hoyos – Grand Archivist and Grand Historian of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite, SJ

Esoterica, anti-Masonry and the Scottish Rite with Grand Archivist and Historian Arturo de Hoyos

  In this installment of Sojourners, noted author, editor, and translator Arturo de Hoyos takes some time to discuss … [Read More...]

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Being Put on The List

"Put him in me book!" BRYCE ON TOLERANCE During the 1952 classic movie, "The Quiet Man" (starring John Wayne), the antagonist … [Read More...]

Masonic Videos

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The Grand Leveler

Not much I can say about this video, other than to comment that it seems to really come from the heart takes a serious and respectful approach to the fraternity in a very modern and contemporary way. It definitely belongs in the sphere of the Masonic nexus of the material culture. Even if you're … [Read More...]

faithhopeandcharity

The Age Old Question: Is Freemasonry A Religion?

http://youtu.be/75gCDrOhWfg   Yes, Freemasonry Is Religion, And It’s Incompatible With Some Christian Beliefs. Here’s Why. Matt Gallagher July 21, 2014 I’ve been a Freemason for only about four years, but I’ve already done a lot of changing in my views. One view I used to have, … [Read More...]

all seeing eye

Smashing The Pyramid

I'm constantly amazed at the new discovery by some of the things in plain sight for centuries.  I can't say for certain about Canada, but American Masonic lodges have been pretty open in recent years, some open across an entire state. Maybe this video troupe is part of the gotcha media, the one … [Read More...]

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The Bee Hive

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Walter Hunt, Freemason’s Information Age Pioneer

Interesting people do interesting things and some of the most interesting to me are Masonic artisans or craftsmen. The cream of the crop are those who are multi talented having expertise across a number of fields. When I wrote about Patrick Craddock I noted: Successful people are multi- talented … [Read More...]

Hando Nahkur Plays Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto

Brother Hando Nahkur Wins Record Of The Year In Europe

The Beehive did a story on classical pianist Brother Hando Nahkur in December. This talented Brother has just received notice that he has been awarded the record of the year in Germany for his CD DeusExClavier. Here is his press release: Hando Nahkur and his second CD “DeusExClavier” … [Read More...]

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Answer To Puzzler #4 and the Presentation Of Puzzler #5

I will say that you will all know what an eavesdropper is by now, so I won’t spend any time on this, let’s just concentrate on the word cowan for this discussion. From the affair of Jephthah, an Ephraimite was termed a cowan. Cowan comes from the Hebrew and Egyptian word, cohen which was the … [Read More...]

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Sojourners

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From the Salon

Within every edifice there is a room of equal stature to the lodge room itself, though few are aware of its important stature. Hidden behind a wall of dining room chairs, institutional styled serving … [Read More...]

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Br. Kirk MacNulty on Masonic Central

On Sunday, March 8, 2009, Masonic Central spent some time with Br. Kirk MacNulty who is the author of several Masonic books including Freemasonry: Symbols, Secrets, Significance, Freemasonry: A … [Read More...]

masonic art, pillars, original work

Symbolism, Sacred Numerology and Mythology in Art with Artist and Freemason Ryan Flynn

  In this installment of the Sojourners column we meet and talk to a 'young', but accomplished, artist and Freemason - Ryan Flynn.  With his art, Flynn brings to the fraternity an unmatched … [Read More...]

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Masonic Traveler

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Frater Hrumachis – PIO – for the Ordo Templi Orientis

Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law. Join us this Sunday for an in depth discussion with Frater Hrumachis, who is the Public Information Officer for the U.S. Grand Lodge of the Ordo Templi Orientis. We plan to discuss the Order's history including its early Masonic roots in … [Read More...]

Occult America

Be All You Can Be in Occult America

I just had the pleasure of finishing Mitch Horowitz's book Occult America and am a bit surprised at the story it tells, and some of what it doesn't. Only recently did I come across the 2010 Bantum Books edition, (the first edition published in hardback in 2009) and it was the sub headline of the … [Read More...]

George Washington’s Masonic Apron

Near George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate?  George Washington's apron is on display until next week (May 19th). From the Mt Vernon Patch: The historic site is located 16 miles south of Washington, D.C. and 8 miles south of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.  Mount Vernon is open seven days a … [Read More...]

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From the Edge – Tim Bryce

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Dealing with Stress

There sure seems to be a lot of people walking around uptight and find it difficult to relax. BRYCE ON THE HUMAN CONDITION There are a lot of things that causes stress in our lives, such as finances, our family relationships, our work, medical conditions, driving, sex, competition, politics and … [Read More...]

The Autobiography of Mark Twain aka Samuel Clemens

An 86 Year Old Book Review

Looking for something to read, I went back into my library and pulled out a copy of The Autobiography of Mark Twain which I have had since High School. I've always been an admirer of Samuel Clemens' work, but I have to admit I balked at taking his autobiography seriously years ago. This time … [Read More...]

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Dropping Masonic Titles

Can such a change defuse Masonic politics? BRYCE ON FREEMASONRY Harmony is an essential ingredient to any Masonic Lodge. It is one of the main reasons men gravitate to Lodge; to escape the harsh realities of the world and sit among men who enjoy the company of others and respect the dignity of … [Read More...]

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Videos Media

square and compass, freemasonry

The Masonic Bible

Two interesting "non-Masonic" takes on the Masonic bible. I have to admit its amusing to me the degree that these are extolled as "satanic" or "evil" which I suppose just goes to show how little is known or understood about the fraternity today from these obviously very old Bibles. Enjoy I … [Read More...]

all seeing eye

Smashing The Pyramid

I'm constantly amazed at the new discovery by some of the things in plain sight for centuries.  I can't say for certain about Canada, but American Masonic lodges have been pretty open in recent years, some open across an entire state. Maybe this video troupe is part of the gotcha media, the one … [Read More...]

filmmaker joseph james

Joseph James – Teller of Masonic Murder Mysteries on Freemasonry and the Cinema

Joseph James is an actor and filmmaker with a long list of projects with an eye towards the fraternity. Having already produced several films with overt Masonic tones including The Masonic Map and Templar Nation, James is on the cusp of his latest release with his film The Freemason, taking us again … [Read More...]

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Most Talked About

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My Brother’s Keeper – Open Racism in Georgia Freemasonry

Now Cain said to his brother Abel, "Let's go out to the field." And while they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him. Then the LORD said to Cain, "Where is your brother Abel?" "I don't know," he replied. "Am I my brother's keeper?" The LORD said, "What have you … [Read More...]

Florida Masonic Scandal

The Other Half Of The Florida Masonic Scandal Tells All

The Beehive presents an interview with Duke Bass Fortesque. This is being presented as opinions of Fortesque and The Beehive, not as fact. Names of the Lodge and any other Florida Masons have been deliberately omitted. Freemason Information welcomes a rebuttal from either the Master of the Lodge or … [Read More...]

co masonry, mixed masonry, women, secret societies

Is CoMasonry the Antidote – Part 2

By: Carlos Antonio Martinez, Jr. Read  - Is CoMasonry the Antidote part 1 Read  - Is CoMasonry the Antidote part 3 SPECULATIVE ERA 1.  Alleged "Official Birth" in England: Symbolic or "Speculative Masonry" began to gradually develop during the XVI and XVII in Europe, particularly - … [Read More...]

Georgia Masonic Black Ball

Georgia Black Mainstream Mason Is Black Balled Again For The Second Time In His Masonic Journey

Sometimes lightening strikes twice – to the same spot. When it does you know that either God is in control or the fix is in. In the case of Gate City Lodge #2, Atlanta, Georgia it is definitely the latter. You might remember the articles The Beehive published in 2009 -   My Brother’s Keeper, Open … [Read More...]

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Mainstream Grand Master Of Florida Expels Wiccans And Others

The Grand Master of Florida's decision number 3 can be found on the Grand Lodge of Florida website.  The text of the document appears, as transcribed, below. The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Florida Jorge L. Aladro Grand Master  Contact info omitted November 28, … [Read More...]

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