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How to Make Yourself Known as a Masonic Leader

The Masonic Fraternity with all its various organizations bestows a lot of titles. Most, who receive these titles, along with the fancy headgear, jewels, medals, and other emblems of rank that come with them, carry their titles with pride and have distinguished...

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Why You Should Always Remain an Entered Apprentice

In preparation for a MM degree I was rehearsing my small part which, in the lecture, explains the steps on the Master’s carpet.  I began to think about the line that explains in our youth we should “…occupy our minds in the attainment of useful knowledge.” The...

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A Challenge to All Brother Masons!

This Thursday, October 19th, is World Values Day.  What is it? “World Values Day is an opportunity for us to think about our most deeply held values and to act on them. This year we are paying special attention to the values of groups and organisations, and how by...

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Your Daily Masonic Eclipse

Today is what astronomers consider the grandest of cosmic spectacles – a solar eclipse. Adding to the excitement is this will be the first total eclipse to travel coast to coast in the US in 99 years. We all have been cautioned to be very careful as we view the...

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How To Start Leading Yourself

If we would survey the leaders in our various Masonic organizations and ask the question posed in the picture “Do you want to be a better leader?” I am going to assume that 100% of the men you ask would say “Sure, You Bet!” Although I guess there could be one or two...

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Are You an Amateur Mason or a Professional?

        A recent article on the website Farnam Street, made the distinction between those who seem to be hugely successful and suggest that all the rest, who are amateurs, struggle. The blog post lists a number of differences and, as normal, I began to think if these...

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How I made an MRI machine into a Masonic Chamber of Reflection

“Are you claustrophobic,” I was asked as I checked in for my MRI last week. I said I didn’t think so, but who knows what your mind will do to you when you’re stuffed in a tube for an hour. I had an MRI before on my knee. It lasted only 20 minutes, and my head and...

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Why Lodges Need to Stop Going Dark During the Summer

It would seem to me, given that volumes are written about the decline of the fraternity, that taking a break from the duty of a Masonic Lodge to make Masons, is counterproductive and contributing to our decline. Think about it. Let’s say you have a man who has...

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Does Your Lodge Education Program Have These Elements?

  When the average Mason hears the term “lodge education,” he immediately thinks about the short presentation his lodge education officer makes at a stated meeting. This is lodge education, but only a very small piece of what should be included in overall...

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10 Thoughts to Begin Any Day

Character - “Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – Coach John Wooden   Self-Discipline - “In reading the lives of great men, I found that...

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3 Bad Attitudes You Don’t Want on a Team

A couple of years ago I was a member of three different teams and each was struggling because of the following attitudes. Ego – Each had individuals involved who have, or continue to have, an over-inflated opinion of themselves. This has caused these individuals to be...

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