Category Archives: Symbolism

Masonic Secrets Revealed

Some believe that with  the advent of the internet, all the secrets of Freemasonry have been revealed. They forget that books like Morgan’s Expose and Duncan’s Ritual revealed these secrets long ago. Even the History Channel had a Masonic expose … Continue reading

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The Rite of Investiture

Another ritualistic symbolism, of still more importance and interest, is the rite of investiture. The rite of investiture, called, in the colloquially technical language of the order, the ceremony of clothing, brings us at once to the consideration of that … Continue reading

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The Three Supporting Pillars of a Lodge

The Three Supporting Pillars of a Lodge. by H.A. Kingsbury ALTHOUGH it is probably true that there is no Mason, be he ever so unskilled in his Art, who is so ill informed that if he were asked, “What are … Continue reading

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Emblematic Freemasonry

Emblematic Freemasonry  by A E Waite  AS EMBLEMATIC FREEMASONRY is the Craft of Building moralized, it follows that intellectually, at least, our figurative and speculative art has arisen out of the Operative. Here is a first link in any chain … Continue reading

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The Ritual Renaissance Committee

The Ritual Renaissance Committee is the newest Special Committee of Grand Lodge  The mission of the Ritual Renaissance Program, now in its third year, is to assist every Lodge in our jurisdiction to be well rehearsed and knowledgeable in our … 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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The 24″ Gauge – An Emblem of Balance and Harmonization

NOTE: This article was originally published in the December 2012 issue of The Working Tools Masonic Magazine.  It is posted here through the kindness of Bro. Cory Sigler, the magazine’s owner and editor. EACH OF THE THREE DEGREES of Craft … Continue reading

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Lucifer and the Craft

This post was originally published as an article in the November 2012 issue of Living Stones Masonic Magazine.  It is published here with the kind permission of the owner and editor Living Stones Magazine, Brother Robert Herd. Let us begin … Continue reading

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New Educational Projects

I am working on 2 new educational projects and could use some help.  The first is a Royal Arch program that is given before each degree and after the HRA Degree similar to the Grand Lodge of NY LSOME program. … Continue reading

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The Mysteries

The Mysteries existed for a simple reason: to satisfy the desire of those who wished to know the truth of who we are, what happens at death and what Divinity is. Certain Mysteries achieved widespread fame: those of Demeter and … Continue reading

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