In this edition of Freemason Information’s Symbols and Symbolism we consider, together, the four cardinal virtues of Freemasonry as gathered form Albert Mackey’s Encyclopedia of Freemasonry. Mackey (and Freemasonry) originally sourcing the virtues from Plato's scheme, discussed in Republic Book IV, … [Read more...] about Cardinal Virtues of Freemasonry
On this national Holiday, we are to reflect and celebrate one of the greatest Americans in our pantheon of Founding Fathers, D. Martin Luther King, Jr. One of his many contributions to our American way of life came at one of his darkest hours which produced one of his brightest writings in his … [Read more...] about Understanding the Moral Law on MLK day.
Brothers - this article is from my consulting practice but I fear we run into such situations now and then in Lodge. Hope you enjoy it. - TB During our lifetime, we inevitably run into some rather unsavory characters who will wrong, cheat or defraud us. Maybe even worse are people who survive not … [Read more...] about Suck-Up 101
Without a doubt at the foundation of Masonry is the idea of the Moral Law. Anderson uses the phrase in his Constitution in 1723 without any explanation of what exactly he means in his phrasing of it. And, increasingly, it is being used as a de facto totem of decision making in violation litigation … [Read more...] about Whence came the Moral Law in Freemasonry?