Freemasonry is grounded in three specific virtues which are at the core of Masonic teachings. Are these virtues really at the core of the Masonic connection to faith, religion and the divine? These three virtues are the foundations upon which Freemasonry is built. Brotherly Love as directed … [Read more...] about Why Brotherly Love Relief and Truth in Freemasonry?
One of the oldest fraternities in the western world, a Freemason is the common name for those initiated into the fraternity of Freemasonry. But, what elements are at work in ones decision to become a one? From the What is Freemasonry ebook, a Freemason is a man who, in searching for life’s … [Read more...] about What is a Freemason?
In this installment of Symbols & Symbolism, we look at a reading from Albert G. Mackey’s Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and from a piece from Joseph Fort Newton's The Builder on the Mystic Tie. Defining this mysterious phrase is often troublesome as how does one define the ineffable or the unseen? … [Read more...] about The Mystic Tie – Symbols and Symbolism
From Albert G. Mackey’s Encyclopedia of Freemasonry, this installment of Symbols & Symbolism presents his exploration of what the term Brother and Brotherhood means. Look for more installments on Symbols & Symbolism here, and on YouTube. Brother The term which Freemasons apply to … [Read more...] about What Does Brotherhood Mean
A Masonic Perspective Esoteric, Spiritual and Religious Traditions all around the world have referred to their teachings, methods and attitudes as "the Path". The word “Path” implies action, movement, and an eventually destination. It presumes that willful action must take place before … [Read more...] about Keeping Masonry on the Path
The question of What is Freemasonry has been one I've tried to answer myself for many years. In a recent column, Tim Bryce took a stab at the elusive answer in a very astute and concise fashion coming to the ultimate conclusion that Freemasonry is a fraternity as "... an environment of companionship … [Read more...] about What is Freemasonry? A Response to Tim Bryce
Is it a club, a corporation, a religious cult, a PAC, a philanthropy, or a fraternity? BRYCE ON THE MASONS In the many years I have been a member, I have always found it fascinating how people perceive the institution of Freemasonry. Some say it is a club, others see it as a philanthropy, but … [Read more...] about What is Freemasonry?
A Brother E-Mailed me a response to Greg Stewart’s article on the Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl Ad which I had sent him. “So we go online and speak out against this atrocity and in doing so we link ourselves to the myth. How many years had masonry survived with this type of public outcry? … [Read more...] about Turn The Other Cheek Freemasons
Once again The Beehive is proud to present a paper from Brother Wayne Anderson’s Weekly Newsletter. Brother Anderson hails from Ontario, Canada and E-Mails out a paper each week, usually on Sunday, to everybody on his list. To get on Brother Anderson’s list E-Mail him at … [Read more...] about The Badge Of A Mason
The United States of America is like no other nation in the world. There are two diametrically opposed cultures within the US where compromise is not possible. Nothing is more evident to the truth of this statement than to watch the nation during a Presidential election year. Democrats and … [Read more...] about Blue State – Red State Freemasonry