“Millennial Apprentices: The Next Revolution In Freemasonry” by Samuel Friedman

Millennial Apprentices:  The Next Revolution In Freemasonry by Bro. Samuel Friedman is a book that explores how Millennials may impact the future of Masonic Lodges. Continue reading

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An Introduction To Lodge Culture

If you’ve ever visited many other lodges you’ll soon come to the realization that no two lodges are alike. One lodge may be primarily concerned with fundraising while another may be focused on education; there may be a lodge that requires its members to wear tuxedos to stated meetings while the standard dress elsewhere is a pair of slacks and a polo shirt. Continue reading

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Masonic Improvement: Using Committees

Being an educator is a very rewarding experience and I couldn’t imagine myself doing anything else for a living. Some people say teaching is a calling and I think this is true. It being a calling is what has kept me in the field after so many others have left after one or two years. It’s what’s encouraged me to further my education to get my Master’s degree and it’s also the reason that I made this blog. Continue reading

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Beginning With The End In Mind

Take a moment, if you would, and imagine that you find yourself sitting in a church at a funeral. You aren’t sure who’s funeral it is but when you look around you see many familiar faces. Curious, you walk to the front of the church and peer into the casket only to realize that you have come face to face with yourself and you suddenly comprehend that you are attending your own funeral! Continue reading

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The Chamber of Refraction

A successful lodge needs to be willing to look critically at every aspect of itself and determine ways it can improve itself. This continuous improvement cycle is nothing new and it embodies concepts which are put into practice on a daily basis by successful individuals and organizations.  Continue reading

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My Response To ’10 Propositions For Texas Freemasonry’

This post is going to be a response to the blog post that Brother Lance Kennedy wrote earlier this month, which you can find here. If you haven’t read it then it’s worth your time to give it a peruse, particularly if you intend to read the rest of this post because I’ll be referring to it quite often.

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Dues That Still Don’t

This week I came across an interesting post in the Texas Freemasons group:

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Now, I usually like to keep to myself and I rarely contribute much to Freemasonry online unless I’m browsing My Freemasonry or posting something on this blog, but I couldn’t help myself (I guess I still can’t help myself since I’m writing this post!).

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