Historically, operative stonemasons were part of a small but real middle class. This put them in a very unique position in their day, which seems to have been primarily tension between wealthy lords, and many poor via the system of serfdom. In this post, we’ll look at some of the economic realities facing operative stonemasons … Continue reading Middle Class Masons, Tumultuous Times
How will we need to restrain our passions in coming months? Continue reading Resuming Masonic Labors – What Now?
List of unity statements in Freemasonry, in response to the June 2020 protests over the death of George Floyd Continue reading Masonic Statements of Unity
Masonry has a once in a generation opportunity to re-affirm its principles and help, aid, and assist those who need it. Continue reading Open Letter to Masonry: Black Lives Matter
What is one reason you stay a Freemason? What are you trying to achieve? What have you already achieved? Who helped you along the way? What have you learned? Continue reading Why are we Freemasons?
Tradition is not the worship of the ashes, but the preservation of fire. Continue reading Tradition
Accidental death, human branding, newspaper fights, and a founding father. History is messy and crazy at times. Continue reading Incredible History: Ben Franklin, Fake Masonry, and Accidental Death
Discussion of meditation and Freemasonry session led by Brother Chuck Dunning Continue reading Meditating With Blue Lodge Symbolism
I recently discovered that the SRRS had put its Winter 2019 issue available online. The bulk of it is an article by Bro. Angel Millar on the Future of Freemasonry which has quickly gained a lot of attention and respect. The Freemasons for Dummies blog pointed this out, and Bro. Hodapp introduced the article this … Continue reading The Future of Freemasonry and What’s Going On
Esoteric study has dangers, which we take a look at and explore Continue reading Esoteric Sharp Edges