Posted on 4 Feb 2021
Freemasonry upholds the virtues of Temperance and Equality; its principles remind us of the inherent Unity of all of Humanity: One Brotherhood of Mankind united under God. The Craft instructs its initiates to avoid extremes by finding a middle path and to practice the Golden Rule with our fellows.
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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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Posted on 11 Nov 2018
by Pamela McDown
Freemasons are taught that “the unexamined life is not worth living.” Recently, I was faced with the unexpected death of a dear brother in my Lodge which left me feeling hopeless for a time. And so, the virtue of hope became an object of… Continue Reading “Why Must a Freemason Ever Have Hope?”
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Posted on 30 Mar 2018
by Pamela McDown
What makes a Freemason free? I started brooding over this question one day when wondering which word is better to use, “Freemason” or “mason.” Is one term more correct? Historically, the distinction is said to be a carry-over from the medieval period of the stone… Continue Reading “The Masonic Pursuit of Freedom”
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