Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Erroneous Esoteric Errata

Written by J. Mitchell

First, there is no such animal as esoteric Masonry. There is simply Masonry. Masonry, as an Initiatory tradition, is by definition esoteric. But never come to believe there are esoteric masonry, knife and fork masonry, historic masonry, etc… Masonry is above all singular; there is only Masonry. Second, confusing esoteric Masonry (as such) with the […]

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Architecture, Agriculture, and Mankind

Written by J. Mitchell

  The two most profound impacts on human life and thought have been Agriculture and Architecture. Both originated in the physical necessity of man but later became the first examples of man’s spiritual aspirations and the applications of both his faith and reason. More specifically, Freegardeners and Freemasons, as speculative societies, focus on the later. […]

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Meeting on the Level, Parting on the Square

Written by J. Mitchell
Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

What Came You Here To Do

Written by J. Mitchell

  Recently, someone posted the question, what do Masons do. Masons, subject ourselves to the test of history and our peers. As we say, we are often tried. This test measures whether or not we are informed, engaged, and productive Brothers of the Craft, and it takes place in Lodge rooms, schools, bars, hospitals, at […]

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit

Written by J. Mitchell

I’m usually one of the first to rail against the media in our State for reporting on the news only from the Utah Connection. I do so because it is cheap and lazy and divisive. And yet, here I am writing a letter based on the Masonic connection, and to prove a point I’ve previously […]