October 1, 2016 Clark No comments exist

An Ideal Lodge KING SOLOMON’s YACHT CLUB By: Pete Normand, College Station, Tx This is the story of a young man who, not unlike many young men today, being fairly new in town and having settled into his new job, was told by a friend about a club, The King Solomon’s Yacht Club, and decided to…

September 23, 2016 Clark No comments exist

CALL TO REFRESHMENT OR FESTIVE BOARD. The call to refreshment is another instance where the student of Freemasonry must be aware of the history of early speculative Lodge practices in order to understand it. Early Lodges met chiefly in two circumstances, in Ale Houses or taverns, and in private homes. Ale Houses and taverns of…

September 18, 2016 Clark 1 comment

Beacon Blog Travel – Visit – Have Some Fun   One of the great privileges of Freemasonry is the ability to travel and visit Brethren in other Lodges through the world. We often think we have to travel great distances to accomplish this, forgetting the visiting starts right here in our own back yard. A…

September 11, 2016 Clark 1 comment

The Moon in Masonic History by Bro. James P.W. Goss, Grand Historian – Grand Lodge of Vermont There is no more spectacular reminder of our Masonic historical and ritualistic heritage than the moon at its height of fullness. While astronomers view the moon with the analytical eye of science, the moon has been a focal…

September 4, 2016 Clark No comments exist

Brotherhood: My Brother by R. W. Bro. Len Wyllie I wish to convey various thoughts I have regarding some strengths that we have and must use to nurture, and propagate our gentle Craft in order to not only survive but to flourish in this 21st century.   Firstly, it is important to acknowledge that like most…

September 3, 2016 Clark No comments exist

Where Does Freemasonry Really Happen – By W Bro. Adam Thayer As I write this, it is currently 7 am in beautiful, snow-packed Kearney, Nebraska, on day two of our Annual Communication. Freemasons from across the state have converged on a two block radius to vote on pending legislation and Grand Lodge officers for the…