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:

The Master’s Message

As we start into the Masonic year, and the holidays of 2019, I’d like to say a couple things about what I hope for our Lodge for the coming year.

The Past Master

May we all continue to come together in brotherly love and unity while supporting each other on our own individual journeys through Masonry.

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 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.

25 Ways to Infuse Your Lodge With Life

There are various lists circulating the Internet. Some of these lists are ridiculous, some are meant for humor, and some really provide valuable information. One list, How To Grow And Strengthen Your Lodge

What It Means To Be A Freemason

Most people do not know a thing about Freemasonry. I’ll even go so far as to say that the majority of the general public doesn’t even know there’s such a thing as Freemasonry. Of those who do know something, the majority are misinformed.

Chastity for Freemasons

Chastity for Freemasons: An article dipping into the concept of Chastity as proposed by Benjamin Franklin and the application in Freemasonry.

Humility Makes a Freemason

Humility. The dry definition of humility is quite simply, a modest, or low view, of one’s own importance. That sounds a bit depressing if you ask me. I prefer Brother Benjamin‘s concept. Imitate Jesus and Socrates. Jesus Christ Whether you’re a follower of Christ or a believer of some other saintly being, you cannot denyContinue reading “Humility Makes a Freemason”