That Light (knowledge), that all men are seeking is how to be happy and be at peace. That's the bottom line! To achieve these states of mind, it has to be attained through spiritual exercises. When someone achieves that level of living, it does manifest itself throughout their whole being, (this is … [Read more...] about This Brother Makes Sense To Me
Religion and Spirituality
Where were you first made a Mason? In your heart And in your heart shall Masonry always be. Brother Harmon Weston recently posted this on the Blue Lite Forum. In The Farmers Almanac for 1823 published at Andover, Mass., the following was printed under the heading, Definition of a … [Read more...] about The Transformative Power of Masonry
Masonic Leaks reports a major battle with possible purges within The Philalethes Society. It appears that The Philalethes Society is self destructing in a rush to put itself in allegiance with only the Conference of Grand Masters chartering a similar course as The Masonic Society. This leaves only … [Read more...] about Philalethes Society Self Destructing
If you subscribe to the religious doctrine of the fall of man (OK-humankind), which is told across many different religious traditions, then that which was lost was a oneness with God, a perfect relationship with the Grand Architect of the Universe. The next question, logically, is then how do we … [Read more...] about Of What Are We in Pursuit Of?
Brother Junius adds his 2 cents to How Freemasonry is Missing the Boat. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!!! This essay makes a good point. The “trick.” if I may so term it, is to lead the nation in a broad and benevolent sense without, in fact, drifting into distinct political and social … [Read more...] about Another Response To Missing The Boat
What Can Freemasonry Do For You? A friend stopped by to visit with me the other day. He is a non Mason and a man of deep faith. Eventually the topic got around to Freemasonry and he asked me why I needed another church as he knew I was quite active in mine. Now I have been aware for quite some … [Read more...] about Something To Die For
A recent communication with an old friend got me thinking. My dear old friend told me that he was out of Freemasonry and into the Community doing the things that need to be done and that Masons only sit around and talk about. Now what follows will in no way be a chastisement for my friend’s … [Read more...] about The Misguided Expectations of Freemasonry