What is the Great Work? The easiest way to define what it is is to say that The Great Work is the quest for knowledge that ends in wisdom.
Without any specific reference, Masons are said to come from a Lodge of the Holy Saints John, the specific why and how of this connection is lost in the sands of metaphorical time.
In winter Diogenes walked barefoot in the snow. In summer he rolled in the hot sand. He did this to harden himself against discomfort. “But aren’t you overdoing it a little?” a disciple asked. “Of course,” replied Diogenes, “I am like a teacher of choruses who has to sing louder than the rest in order […]
The other evening I had a strange dream. Now, most dreams are rather odd, but every once in a while a dream gives us a bit of truth about life. The following is an account of my dream. I found myself driving along a highway, following a gray pick up truck. I could see that […]
by Br. John Nagy If you’re old to Masonic Education you know that, for the most part, “average formal Grand Lodge backed” Masonic Education programs exist today as: Memorizing Degree Catechism Learning Ritual and floor work Reviewing the Digest of Law and taking exams based on it Reading Pamphlets Perusing Degree Handbooks Following Officer Manuals […]
A hot topic in the on-line Masonic community is lodge education. Many ideas are presented for educational subjects or how to implement educational programs. Most of this discussion is limited to Masonic topics such as Masonic symbolism or history. There is no shortage of information on these subjects available through the Internet or in hard […]