How can we make big change decisions in life keeping our values in mind? Continue reading A Mason’s Tool Chest for Career Change
Many are aware that discussion of politics and religion is frowned upon in Masonic lodges, but why? And when did this start? Continue reading No Religion and Politics in Lodge – An Early Look
Much has been said about Masonry’s decline in membership. Before getting into it, let’s stare down this decline so we know what we are talking about. First, we have to look at the facts without any value judgments. There is general agreement that this decline is caused by a range of different factors, but the … Continue reading The Right Size and Future for Masonry
Many of us feel the impact of the degrees of the blue lodge. With my temperament, I can’t help but tinker with and wonder how things work. Months afterwards I wondered how the degrees work; how they impart the lessons. This offering is my attempt to pull together what I came to, as an initial … Continue reading How does Ritual Teach?
How should we understand myth? Myth may mean a falsehood, or an idea that is out of date. But that certainly isn’t useful. There is another sense of the word “myth” though. Suppose you don’t understand the technicalities of electricity and someone wants to explain them to you. To explain the flow of currents, he … Continue reading Useful Myths