Freemasonry has the potential to restructure how individuals – and by transitive property communities and societies – organize and identify themselves by directing wisdom towards living, and away from pursuing wisdom as a goal unto itself. It only requires Masons to be brave enough to do so.
Dear Worshipful Masters: Is the experience you provide your Lodge every month, by design or by default.
I start with Masonry being an Initiatic and orthopraxic tradition. As such the rituals aren’t for the candidate. The rituals are for the initiates. Lodges exist as a community, whereby the members arrange for a shared experience, a visceral encounter with the virtues – and in case of the MM degree the iniquities – built […]
If you can’t get trusted with coffee, you can’t be trusted with anything else, most especially with initiating the next generation of men into the Craft. If you you’re “too good” to do the coffee run, that tells the Lodge everything they need to know about you. Show some initiative and confidence by leveling up […]