Symbols & Does Evil Exist?

Symbols “Symbols” as stated in our response to “What is Masonry” i.e. “It is a System of Morality, Veiled in Allegory and Illustrated by Symbols This I intend to approach from both an Exoteric (outward & apparent) and Esoteric (inward & hidden) perspective and in doing so I am leaning very heavily on the “Freemasons’ Guide and Compendium” Continue reading

What has Freemasonry to Offer?

What has Freemasonry to Offer the New Member? We have an influx of new members today, and often hear the question, “What has Freemasonry to offer the new member, and will it be able to hold him?” The thought arises that some must feel that Freemasonry is lacking.  The more I have worked in Freemasonry, and studied it, and observed its effect on Continue reading

The Golden Box

The Golden Box A Mother punished her 5 year old daughter for cutting up a roll of expensive gold wrapping paper. Money was tight and she became even more upset when the child used the gold paper to decorate a box to put under the Christmas tree. Nonetheless, the little girl brought the Gift Box to her mother on Christmas morning and said “ This is Continue reading

Good Advice

GOOD ADVICE Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully Marry a person you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversation skills will be as important as any other. Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have and sleep all you want. When you say “I Love You” mean it. When you say “I’m sorry” look the person in the eye. Be Continue reading

Level & Plumb Rule etc.

Level and the Plumb Rule. You will recall the relevant Section of the Tracing Board reads as follows:- “ The Jewels of the Lodge are three movable and three immovable. The three movable jewels are  the Square, the Level and the Plumb Rule. Among operative Masons the Square is to try, and adjust rectangular corners of buildings, and assist in Continue reading

Celestial & Terrestrial Globes etc.

CELESTIAL & TERRESTRIAL GLOBES WHY do we make reference to Celestial & Terrestrial Globes on the Top of our Pillars when it is totally conceded that at the time of King Solomon the World was considered FLAT? Atop many old pillars is found a terrestrial globe that may have been out there originally as the result of mistaking two bowls, one Continue reading