The Bee Hive

Posts by Frederic L. Milliken – Through the beehive, Fred brings inspiring, provocative, and controversial posts sure to make you think. In his posts, The Beehive is a place of sharing Brotherly Love, Affection and to approach the controversial with the motto “Damn the torpedoes, full Speed ahead!”

William H Upton Memorial Ceremony

https://youtu.be/k7V5C9gDcMM   This remarkable man was the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Washington… Read More

The Lost Empire

https://youtu.be/ir81eGLgtoU RUN IN FULL SCREEN There is a hot new book out here on the Prince Hall scene, “THE LOST… Read More

The Empty Chair Degree in Freemasonry

The Empty or Vacant Chair ceremony is thought to date to 1875, a decade after the close of the American… Read More

Calling All Masons. Help Me Write A Charge

The Best One-Two Punch In Modern Times   I have, in my position as an old Past Master, mentored a… Read More

A Joyful & Talented Installation

https://youtu.be/l9XSSC0zDj8     I attended my good friend’s installation as Master of Stockyard Lodge No. 1244, Grand Lodge of Texas… Read More

The President Honors A Fallen Brother

On May 22, 2019 President Trump presented Police Officer, and brother, Brent Alan Thompson the Public Safety Officer Medal of… Read More

I Shall Return

Perhaps you remember the story of Brother Salman S. Sheika resigning from Freemasonry. We covered the story HERE. Good news.… Read More

What Do You Bring?

Once again we bring the yearly Allocution from Royal Grand Perfect Matron R. Lucille Samuel as she continues to inspire… Read More

Philosophical Intellectual Masons versus Structural Administrative Freemasons

Recently I have been reading some essays by Masons who are dismayed at all the talk about membership, dues, dress,… Read More

Two Trajectories For American Freemasonry: Consolidation Or Implosion

Brother Kennedy has been taking some undue flack lately for posting that Freemasonry is dying without posting much in the… Read More