Charitable Works

Masonry isn’t just about hanging out as guys and diving into the esoterica of the symbolism of the order; it is also about service and bettering yourself.

The Educational

The Educational, by Ed Mortensen, Secretary of Damascus Lodge #10

What goes into an educational? Well, a speaker can talk on any interesting topic, but here are a few ideas and my thoughts:

10 Reasons Why You Can’t Be A Freemason

So, you want to be a Freemason. Let me tell you why you can’t.

Further Discourse on Freemasonry and Stoicism

Do Freemasons practice Stoicism? Is the ancient Greek philosophy a cemented foundation of the teachings of our ancient and honorable society? Or, is it…

The Good Mason

The Good Mason – Our public claim is that we make good men better. This is an interesting concept that Masonry, in and of itself, makes good men better. Such a claim is false…

5 Ways to Perform Masonic Work

As you involve yourself in a Masonic life, you’ll come across many references to performing Masonic work and receiving Masonic…

The Backbone of a Masonic Lodge

It is argued that the backbone of a Lodge isn’t the Worshipful Master, who typically serves for only one year, but is instead…

The Line of Officers in a Masonic Lodge

But what do you do if a member’s skills don’t progress from year to year and you find someone in an office they are not suited to? This will be a disservice to that member, and this happens no matter what method you use.