Back in 2013, I wrote a book titled, "Stand Up for MORALITY" which discusses the virtues of morality, and how to promote it. This became the basis for a talk on the same subject which I presented on July 17, 2013 at the Dayton Masonic Center in Ohio. The speech was an abbreviated version of my … [Read more...] about Tim’s “Stand Up for MORALITY” Talk (Video)
A Sojourners post by W. Bro. Rob Lund. Albert Pike once wrote: "Freemasonry is the subjugation of the human that is in man, by the Divine; the conquest of the appetites and the passions, by the Moral Sense and the Reason; a continual effort, struggle, and warfare of the Spiritual against the … [Read more...] about Evidence of Hidden Meaning in Masonic Ritual
First-time author, Mason Pratt, brings to life a story of personal growth and mentorship. Read about the world's best kept hidden and protected secrets. A story written as a fiction novel, with underlying truths. Could it be true that there is a path that would lead a person to an unbelievable … [Read more...] about Finding El Dorado
"If you run with wolves, you will learn how to howl. But, if you associate with eagles, you will learn how to soar to great heights." I was watching a video by Dennis Prager on happiness recently when it suddenly came to me that this had much significance for my Freemasonry and what the Craft … [Read more...] about If You Truly Want To Walk On Water, You Have To Get Out Of The Boat
BRYCE ON MORALITY - Why we must become the "Merchants of Morality." It is no secret Masonic membership is in decline. According to the MSA, membership has gone down a whopping 68% since its high in 1959. With each passing year, fewer young men join to replace those who departed due to death. There … [Read more...] about What Role Should The Masons Have?
Was there an epoch event that caused us to change? Actually, Yes, I believe so. BRYCE ON MORALITY Following the publication of my book, "Stand Up for MORALITY," I was asked by a reader why there is a disparity between the moral values of yesteryear and today. Was there an event that caused it? I … [Read more...] about How Did our Moral Values Change?
"If not us, Who? If not now, When?" BRYCE ON MORALITY Men join Freemasonry for a variety of reasons, right or wrong, be it to make new connections, join what they believe to be a philanthropy, to use it as a stepping stone to the Shrine or whatever. As for me, I was looking for a sense of … [Read more...] about Merchants of Morality
BRYCE ON MORALITY - "And if I stumble, grant me the courage to ask for help." We take several pledges and oaths during our lifetime, a symbolic and public commitment to certain ideals and principles. For example, the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States expresses our commitment to … [Read more...] about THE MORALITY PLEDGE
BRYCE ON MORALITY - Unidirectional teaching is one thing, but it is also important to develop a two way dialog. This is Part 8 in my series on "Morality" as derived from my new eBook "Stand Up for MORALITY." In Part 7 we discussed simplifying complex moral problems and made some more observations … [Read more...] about Stand Up For Morality (Part 8 Of 8)
BRYCE ON MORALITY - Solving problems of Morality (an exercise). This is Part 6 in my series on "Morality" as derived from my new eBook "Stand Up for MORALITY." In Part 5 we discussed the other institutions affecting morality. Here, in Part 6, we will consider some Moral problems as an … [Read more...] about Stand Up For Morality (Part 6 Of 8)