Why is Freemasonry a Ritual Practice?

What makes something a “ritual?” Is it an evil connotation? Is it something sinister? Why then is Freemasonry considered a… Read More

Evidence of Hidden Meaning in Masonic Ritual

A Sojourners post by W. Bro. Rob Lund. Albert Pike once wrote: "Freemasonry is the subjugation of the human that… Read More

From Perception To Knowledge To Wisdom

I recently received correspondence from old friend, Brother Tim McCurry from Tennessee. He points out a common problem with Mainstream… Read More

Is it time for some national unity among Masons?

Recently, I attended an Entered Apprentice degree at a local lodge here in Kansas and was allowed to assist in… Read More

The Lodge as a Sanctum Sanctorum

Recently, I asked the members of The Euphrates' mailing list to send me any subjects that they would like me… Read More

Teaching Masonic Catechisms

I have had the pleasure of teaching several Brothers their Masonic catechisms over the years. I find it to be… Read More

Seven Blunders of the Masonic World

What are the most common blunders that occur in the Masonic lodge? They might not be as uncommon as you… Read More

Learning a Lecture

Memorizing Masonic ritual has long been an important part of carrying on the work of Freemasonry. Those that masterfully perform… Read More

The Rite of Purification

The other morning, I was enjoying my daily shaving ritual. As I lathered the shaving soap with my badger hair… Read More

The Uses of Ritual and Symbolism

Our age glories in skepticism and high technology. Science explores every corner of the universe, from the infinitesimal level of… Read More