Month: March 2017

Symbols, Emblems, Legends,and Allegories

The origins of Freemasonry are shrouded by the mists of antiquity.  Where it first started, who conceived it, and when it was born are all unknown. It seems‑certain however that today’s Speculative Freemasonry is the result of a gradual evolvement, of an ancient society of operative builders, and that in those olden times it was Read More …

A Different Masonic Poet

“Presented at Beacon Lodge #190, February 2017 – by Bro. Ben Richards” Last month, our lodge hosted yet another Burns Night. On this night, we get to hear the Bill’s inimitable, unsurpassable Address to a Haggis. We contemplate the history of our fraternity; 250 years ago, there were lodges, there were masters, there were wardens. Read More …

A Masonic Thought

A Masonic Thought – picked up from the Internet:   You all should notice, it is common for a new member to come aboard, look around and suggest things to be done to improve Masonry.  But their background understanding is business were the top does the management. They get further miss information when they learn Read More …

The Origin of the Lewis

 The Origin of the Lewis – by WB Bill Douglas, Kenilworth Lodge #29   To find the origin of the Lewis in Freemasonry we have to go back to operative masonry in 12th century Scotland. Sometime in the middle of the 12th century, Kilwinning Abbey was built in the west of Scotland, and as the Scottish Read More …