Franklin D. Roosevelt

The Masonic Role in American History

BRYCE ON HISTORY How Masonry affected America. (Click for AUDIO VERSION) To use this segment in a Radio broadcast or Podcast, send TIM a request. I have been a Freemason for many years and I am still surprised by those people who believe the Masons have a secret agenda in terms of manipulating the country or stockpiling incredible amounts of wealth. Heck, we have trouble organizing a picnic. However, there is reasonable evidence to show Masons were involved with the founding of the country. … [Read More...]

The All Seeing Eye

The All-Seeing Eye

From Albert G. Mackey’s Encyclopedia of Freemasonry, this installment of Symbols & Symbolism presents his exploration of the All-Seeing Eye. Note, some links have been added as reference to the original quoted sources. Look for future installments on Symbols & Symbolism here, and on YouTube. An important symbol of the Supreme Being, borrowed by the Freemasons from the nations of antiquity. Both the Hebrews and the Egyptians appear to have derived its use from that natural … [Read More...]

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Paul Revere-Sam Adams Time Capsule Unveiled

http://youtu.be/zkaF05T1tl0   January 6, 2015 the Paul Revere-Sam Adams time capsule discovered last month was unveiled at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. According to HISTORY here is how that all went down. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and other dignitaries were on hand to witness the opening of one of the nation’s oldest time capsules yesterday evening (January 6) in the Art of the Americas wing at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA). Standing in front of a large … [Read More...]

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The Masonic Role in American History

BRYCE ON HISTORY How Masonry affected America. (Click for AUDIO VERSION) To use this segment in a Radio broadcast or Podcast, send TIM a request. I have been a Freemason for many years and I am still surprised by those people who believe the Masons have a secret agenda in terms of manipulating the country or stockpiling incredible amounts of wealth. Heck, we have trouble organizing a picnic. However, there is reasonable evidence to show Masons were involved with the founding of the country. … [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...]

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Masonic Symbolism on the Winding Staircase

On our way to the Sanctum Sanctorum, the newly made Mason undertakes a passage through what is commonly called the Middle Chamber.  The reference into the middle way is through the temple of Solomon, and the pathway to the Holy of Holies, the adytum in which the Holy Ark of the covenant resides at the the Kodesh Hakodashim, or the place in which deity dwells.  In that journey through the middle … [Read More...]

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Symbolism on the Winding Staircase – Seven the Magic Number

Missed the beginning? Read: Part 1 - Masonic Symbolism on the Winding Staircase   Part 2 - Symbolism on the Winding Staircase – 5 steps upon the stair  From the three steps to the five steps, we now stand at the landing of to the far end of the middle chamber.  On this journey we have climbed much - traversing up Jacob's ladder in the first degree, climbed the first series of three steps and … [Read More...]

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Lodge Renewal – Part 2

In Lodge Renewal – Part 1  we saw how Craft Lodge performance and membership deteriorated after 1960. We also took a brief look … [Read More...]

Howie Damron Post-show

Wow... Our first live music performance played on the show. Here is a direct download of the program... Including Howie singing … [Read More...]

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Quatuor Coronati Lodge of Research

January 12th marks the Anniversary of the consecration of Quatuor Coronati Lodge in London. Quatuor Coronati is a Masonic Lodge … [Read More...]

Masonic Videos

Quatuor Coronati Lodge

The Four Crowned Ones

From the World Exemplification of Freemasonry The Four Crowned Ones This grand overview is presented by Dr. John S. Wade, PM and W.M. of Quatuor Coronati Lodge, No. 2076, which meets under the United Grand Lodge of England. It covers the past, present, and future of the the Lodge of the Four … [Read More...]

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The Broken Column

From Albert G. Mackey’s Encyclopedia of Freemasonry, this installment of Symbols & Symbolism presents his exploration of the Broken Column. Note, some links have been added as reference to the original quoted sources. Look for future installments on Symbols & Symbolism here, and on … [Read More...]

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Ke$ha’s Die Young occult foray

Pop singer KeSha's new video Die Young, a track off her new album Warrior, is an interesting foray into the Masonic Nexus as it swirls in a mix of secret society symbolism. Certainly not the most interesting use of esoteric or occult symbolism in music, I'd give that prop to Jay-Z and his all … [Read More...]

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The Bee Hive

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How To Make A Great Grand Lodge Publication

The first issue of The Texas Prince Hall Freemason is out and it is impressive.  Grand Editor Brother Burrell D. Parmer deserves much credit for putting together a great mix of wonderful pictures and great stories. The Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas used to have a publication of the printed … [Read More...]

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First Day – Phylaxis Society National Convention

I had been home only three days from the Arkansas Prince Hall Grand Session when it was time to turn around and go back to the place whence I came.  So at 3:00 AM on 3/4/10 I headed out from home back to Arkansas.  Nellybelle knew her way by heart now and we even stopped at the same IHOP in … [Read More...]

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Nebraska Update

You might have read about the turmoil in Mainstream Nebraska Freemasonry here on Freemason Information. If not here is a brief refresher: Guilt by Moral Turpitude not until proven guilty Nebraska: A Predictable Masonic Mess Thorns and roses The Parsons/Watts struggle for power seems … [Read More...]

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Sojourners

A typical masonic lodge dinner

Euna Stubbs’ Meatloaf

Someone check the Old charges and see if they require us to use paper plates. I'm just back from looking at them and I don’t find any reference, so I thought perhaps I would draft my own. III. Of … [Read More...]

Howie Damron

It's been a while, but I stumbled across a few of Br. Howie Damron's videos and wanted to share. And found this one of Br. Howie playing for the West Virginia DeMolay in … [Read More...]

Franz Bardon

The Unknown Elementalist Franz Bardon

by Br. Martin Faulks. He is one of the most important but least known magicians and spiritual teachers of the Twentieth Century. He published a complete path of spiritual and magical … [Read More...]

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Masonic Traveler

Gabonese Grand Master of Freemasons visits the White House

I caught a quick news blurb on Nightline last night about the presidential visit of Ali Bongo to the White House. The clip was from an earlier broadcast on ABC news. The visit has touch off a bit of controversy in that the Bongo regime is fraught with government corruption and accused of … [Read More...]

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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...]

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Stephen Dafoe on Masonic Central

Listen in as Dean and Greg have a conversation with author, historian,and brother Stephen Dafoe in this 2009 episode of Masonic Central. Dafoe is the prolific author of several Masonic and Templar books, who is now crossing into the world of Graphic Novels with his new project Outremer due out … [Read More...]

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From the Edge – Tim Bryce

Excuses

BRYCE ON LIFE - Why are the trucks breaking down? (Click for AUDIO VERSION) To use this segment in a Radio broadcast or Podcast, send TIM a request. Down here in Florida we have a lot of problems with trucks breaking down, particularly those used for delivery or maintenance. It seems every time … [Read More...]

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Grand Lodge vs. Blue Lodge: Who Serves Who?

Masons have been meeting upon the level and parting on the square well before the formation of the Grand Lodge of England in 1717 (the first "Grand Lodge"). The invention of the Grand Lodge system was inevitable as it afforded Masons a means to administer Freemasonry on a consistent basis to suit … [Read More...]

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Has Cheating Reached Epic Proportions?

Or is it just isolated incidents? BRYCE ON SOCIETY When did cheating become an acceptable form of behavior? Did I miss the memo? According to the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the Ad Council, "73% of all test takers, including prospective graduate students and teachers agree that most … [Read More...]

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Videos Media

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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 Realization of Truth

One of my favorite scenes in any movie occurs at the climax of the classic film Ben-Hur. During the scene where Jesus is carrying his crucifix through Jerusalem, he collapses underneath the weight of his burden. As Simon of Cyrene is ordered by the Roman soldiers to pick up Jesus' cross, Judah … [Read More...]

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Knights Templar on Parade

Interesting video from the web. The heading on the YouTube page says the footage comes from a Danville, Illinois, Parade … [Read More...]

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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...]

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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...]

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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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