Occult Profiles: Helena P. Blavatsky
In this article on the Midnight Freemason’s Blog, the history of the Theosophical Society is discussed, and its driving force, Helena Blavatsky.
Her ideas that blend Buddhism, Spiritualism, common core elements of world religions–she had a vision of world peace, one where humankind was elevated to the status that embodied altruism. As our parents often said to us, do as I say, not as I do. Perhaps this was Helena’s greatest gift, her books and a legacy she has left behind provide an alternate path of study that’s left a not merely a mark, but a smoldering crater.Robert Johnson
Confessions of a former Freemason, Converted to Catholicism
A sad account of a former officer of the Masonic group Le Droit Humain who left the craft; this article unfortunately spreads ongoing unhelpful and inaccurate views of what Freemasonry is, but provides some view of the mistaken Catholic perspective on Freemasonry.
Secrecy & Hiding Membership
A thread on experiences associated with Masonic secrecy, as touched off by an article about the resignation of Croatia’s Chief State Prosecutor.
Worshipful Brother Tony Harvey, the UGLE’s 2012 Prestonian Lecturer, visits Iceland, and in a series of tweets describes the experience. Trowels all around.
Freemasons showing care in the ornaments of the lodge. Showing care and respect for simple things illustrates the importance of the Craft to its members without ever speaking a word.