If you've been following this blog, I'm going to have to ask you to please pardon the recent lack of posting. I've been spending a lot of time out of state for work, and the majority of my free time has been spent attending other Lodges. But, I assure you, I'm going to do my … Continue reading The Fine Art of Cheesemaking
So, the title of this post is a little misleading; I already know that there's more to each of you than the Masonic titles and honors that you've accumulated. The post's title, however, pretty well encapsulates some of the frustrations I'm having right now. I'll start by setting the scene. Our Lodge is looking at … Continue reading You are more than your “Masonic Resumé”
Just like every other Mason with a blog, I've been putting together my own little set of "Lodge Improvement" posts. My plan was to start releasing them soon, but I was caught off guard by a question posed by one of our Past Masters. There were several of us sitting around a table waiting for … Continue reading What is the purpose of a Masonic Lodge?
It is my view that a Mason's chief concern within the Royal Art should be character development. I know, I know — Freemasonry is a lot of different things to a lot of different Brethren. I fully recognize that. My belief, however, is that if we focus on developing ourselves into the best possible versions of ourselves that … Continue reading The Importance of Masonic Education