Perhaps you have already read Brother Lance Kennedy's Ten Propositions For Texas Freemasonry. Maybe you would like to read them again. And just maybe this is the first time you have seen them. Whatever the case may be we will tell you what is new and that is the video above where we had a chance to … [Read more...] about The Future Of Freemasonry, An Interview With Bro Lance Kennedy
What makes something a “ritual?” Is it an evil connotation? Is it something sinister? Why then is Freemasonry considered a ritual practice? How could something so full of moral virtues practice something ritualistic? The use of the word ritual is described as the regular practice of the same … [Read more...] about Why is Freemasonry a Ritual Practice?
A common connection with Freemasonry is that it is a patriotic organization. While it suggests certain attributes of patriotism, the multi-national spread of the fraternity would suggest something other than a direct form of nationalistic adherence. So then, is Freemasonry a patriotic … [Read more...] about Is Freemasonry a Patriotic Body?
What is Freemasonry hiding? Is there some great mystery at work in the secret workings of the Masonic Lodge? Why are Freemasons so Secretive? Many masons will not answer questions about the fraternity as they believe it is supposed to be a secret. In the end this becomes a loss for the fraternity … [Read more...] about Why Are Freemason’s Secretive?
In this installment of Symbols and Symbolism, we explore the origins of the Latin phrase ordo ab chao better known as order out of chaos. Often taken as an esoteric alliteration of transformation, the source of this oft used Latin phrase has its roots deeply embedded in the origin story of the … [Read more...] about Ordo Ab Chao | Symbols and Symbolism
I recently completed digesting Dr. John Nagy’s book Building Hiram. It is another in a series of Catechism Primer formats that Nagy has published for increasing Light in Freemasons. This method of instruction follows what many Masons received as they went through the Degrees. Yet I must admit that … [Read more...] about Building Hiram
On a weekend late in February of 2016, I traveled to Oklahoma for a special Masonic event. It was the Spring Festive Board (untyled) for Lodge Veritas No 556, Grand Lodge of Oklahoma. https://youtu.be/ltb7zxBCyK0 (Turn up the volume full for Bro. Flynn’s presentation) We met at The Greens … [Read more...] about A Great Masonic Lodge, A Great Masonic Guest Speaker Made A Super Masonic Evening
I have read many a Masonic book in my time. Some of them are so complicated, grandiose and difficult to read that sometimes I think I am back in school reading a textbook. That is why reading Nelson Rose’s book, A Masonic Journey, is a welcomed change of pace. Rose has written a book that reads … [Read more...] about A Masonic Journey
Coach Nagy’s book Building Boaz is aptly described by his subtitle – Uncommon Catechism For Uncommon Masonic Education. Nagy has written twelve new catechisms for the Entered Apprentice. Nagy defines a catechism as “a book or manual of basic instruction giving a brief summary of the basic … [Read more...] about Building Boaz
A book review by Frederic L. Milliken “ Do men exist who cannot see Past Surfaces? Ritual repeatedly tells us they do. They only Grasp the Superficial Aspects of Life and this includes other males. They cannot See ‘in Depth’, nor do they Seek to See anything other than what is Seen upon the … [Read more...] about Building Free Men