Monthly Archives: November 2013

History Being Made in Massena

For a number of years, Massena Chapter 300 Royal Arch Masons in New York has been struggling. It is unclear why since there are at least 15 Lodges within a 25 mile radius but the Chapter was dead for all … Continue reading

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WE WORK IN SPECULATIVE MASONRY

Our title is readily identified as part of the Middle Chamber lecture. This statement is intended to put the candidate “in tune” for the series of instructive and philosophical discourses he is about to hear. It contrasts the kind of … Continue reading

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On Transience

Not really a Masonic post but appropriate. By Sigmund Freud Translation by James Strachey Not long ago I went on a summer walk through a smiling countryside in the company of a taciturn friend and of a young but already … Continue reading

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Practice versus Rehearsal

by Brother Keith Becker There is much confusion at times over the concept of practicing and rehearsing and I hope in this article to bring to light the truth behind each words meaning, how they are separate and different, and … Continue reading

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Politics in Freemasonry – Then and Now

In the not so distant past, Grand Masters, Grand Wardens and other elected officials were selected by Past Grand Masters and then revealed at the Grand Communication.  In recent years, that process has become more transparent and the membership has … Continue reading

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