In Flanders Fields

IN FLANDERS FIELDS Written by Lt. Col John McCrea,  Medical Officer. Canadian Field Artillery. In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset Continue reading

The Sneeze

THE SNEEZE true story They walked in tandem, each of the 92 filing into the already crowded auditorium. With their rich maroon gowns flowing and the traditional caps, they looked almost as grown up as they felt. Dads swallowed hard behind broad smiles & Mums freely brushed away tears. This class would NOT pray during commencements, not by choice, Continue reading

Prayer; Love & Appreciation

Prayer ; Love & Appreciation presented by VW. Bro. Norman McEvoy   March 2014 Since becoming aware of Dr Wayne W. Dyer in about 1987, I have been a major fan of his philosophical teachings & sharings, in fact, I would readily admit his sharings have changed my life and the way I now look at things. One of his works is a CD. titled "101 Ways Continue reading

Guide Me

GUIDE ME prepared and presented by V.W. Bro Norman McEvoy Introduction At this moment I have in front of me some memory work that I have been invited to present at the upcoming Installation of Officers for my Masonic Lodge. The presentation is known as the :"Charge to the Newly Installed Master of the Lodge" and includes the following Continue reading

Prayer-Your Sect or Mine-Neither

PRAYER--YOUR SECT OR MINE--NEITHER Thanks to M.W. Bro. Budkofsky, PGM and Grand Historian of the Grand Lodge of Connecticut for his very insightful look at Prayer in our Masonic Lodges. Frequently we tend to forget that Freemasonry is non- sectarian and represents men of all faiths who believe in GOD. To most Masons, especially those who have made no Continue reading

Footprints

Footprints One night a man had a dream. He dreamed he was walking along the beach with God. Across the sky flashed scenes from his life. For each scene he noticed two sets of footprints in the sand; one belonged to him, and the other to God. When the last scene in his life has flashed before him, he looked back at the footprints in the sand. He Continue reading

A Morning Prayer

Starting off your day,  A Morning Prayer This little gem comes from V.W.Bro.Doug Sowden Past Grand Chaplain of the Grand Lodge of BC&Yukon. A few years ago, my wife gave me a paper with a prayer on it. I’ve kept it pinned to my office notice board, now I’d like to share it with you. You may have seen it before, but I believe the message bears Continue reading