I’m writing this early in the morning of Election Day 2020 in the United States. This post is not going to be about political opinions, but about how they affect us, and today is the most salient day to bear this in mind, as we end a divisive & difficult season with hopes of more … Continue reading What Politics Draws Out of Us
What works in Masonry and how do we know? Continue reading Data Driven Masonry
How far do membership requirements go? What would cause you to black ball a candidate? Continue reading Can Pastafarians be Freemasons?
Where do symbols come from and why do we use them? Continue reading The Birth of Symbols
This morning I woke up an hour and a half before my alarm was supposed to go off. I knew sleep wasn’t coming back. I put on my running gear, and hit the streets at about 5:15, to occupy the time, and try to get my thoughts to stop spinning. There was a gentle rain, … Continue reading COVID, Loss, and Waiting
Origins of the goat jokes in Masonry Continue reading What’s with the Goat?
Why do we repeat so many things, and what does it do to us? Continue reading Masonic Repetition
Franklin Roosevelt’s speech after seeing his own sons raised. Continue reading Franklin Roosevelt: Giving Thanks the Good Samaritan Way
Summary of the July 25, 2020 online masonic esoteric conference Continue reading Mid-Atlantic Esotericon 2020 Summary
The story of Prince Hall and how the first lodge of black Americans came to be chartered Continue reading How Prince Hall Received His Charter