Always vote your conscience. If the right choice does not appear, continue to look for in the search you may find exactly that which you seek.
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Selected aphorisms from “The Book of the Lodge” by George Oliver (1782-1867)
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This article discusses the need for quality, not quantity, when it comes to Masonic membership.
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This article explores the relationship between the purpose and teachings of Freemasonry and the works of William Shakespeare.
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Few figures in American history can match Roosevelt’s archetypal status as a hero, adventurer, statesman, and visionary. He was a many things in his life time, including a Freemason and President of the United States. How did Freemasonry shape Brother Theodore Roosevelt ?
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In a discussion with a few masonic friends recently, someone asked the question: Why are oral traditions fading away? One could dispute the premise. Still, I think the brother was onto something. Are oral traditions still relevant? Are they slowly being replaced with technology?… Continue Reading “The Freemason’s Words: Can the Secrets be Googled?”
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