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Explaining The Chamber of Reflection

As one observes the increasing interest among Masons in the history and meaning of the various ceremonies of the Craft, one notices that one of the most popular objects of that interest is the Chamber of Reflection, a room meant to b...

Learning about Freemasonry was a childhood obsession. My maternal grandfather, who was a Mason, died three months before I was born. He left two lapel pins—small gold square and compasses. My grandmother, an active Eastern Star, gave each pin to her two daughters with...

What do we really mean by the term Masonic Education?

After all, learning can be accomplished by something as informal as two brothers talking about the fraternity over a cup of coffee, to the more formal membership in a Masonic Lodge of Research. So how do we define wh...

April 25, 2017

The Master Craftsman Program, a Masonic Education correspondence program developed and sponsored by the Supreme Council, was introduced to the Southern Jurisdiction in March 2008. Since then, it has grown to over 4,000 participants from all over the world and spawned a...

April 18, 2017

How can ordinary people make a difference in the future? How can we do things which will outlive us?—5°, Perfect Master


What is the difference between anger and outrage? Are there circumstances in which outrage is morally justified? Can one serve as a peacemaker while...