Author: Clark

March 29, 2020 Clark No comments exist

In the ‘horse and buggy’ days in both Canada, and the U.S.A., many country lodges would set their  meeting nights to coincide with, or near to, the full moon. In those early days both street lights and good roads were usually few and far between, and the members desired to be able to return to…

March 23, 2020 Clark No comments exist

More Light!  Number 280 – May 31, 2010  What is meant by ‘Travel In Foreign Countries?’ Our ancient operative Brethren desired to become Masters so, when they travelled in foreign countries, they could still practice their craft. Speculative Freemasons still desire to “travel in foreign countries” and study their Craft that they may receive such…

February 28, 2020 Clark No comments exist

(2019) VW Bro Ross Partridge Dip. M. Ed., PDGIW, REO2 The origin of all the working tools in Craft Masonry, can be logically traced to three instruments – the stick; the stone; and the reed or leather cord. The Pencil has changed but little throughout the ages, and its derivation from the stick is undoubted….

February 28, 2020 Clark No comments exist

By: RW Bro Kenneth M Christofferson, F.A.C.F The basic premise of this presentation is that the real value of Freemasonry can be broken into two distinct components and there is tangible evidence that, when practiced effectively, the results are significant health and quality of life benefits. These components are trusted Masonic relationships and Masonic learning…

January 26, 2020 Clark No comments exist

By W. Bro. Rob Lund – http://www.kilwinning565.com/   For a long time, the public has been told that Freemasonry is a secret organization. This, obviously, is not true. The fact that Masonic Temples are on display to the public, and Lodge websites abound on the Internet, is proof of that. How did this idea of…

December 31, 2019 Clark 1 comment

How you can effectively communicate with every Brother in ONE click by midnight Freemason Contributor Bro. Michael Arce As a digital marketer, it is painful to explain to brands the importance of an updated, relevant website. It hurts even more, when the discussion on how social media platforms provide more reach and opportunities to connect…

December 31, 2019 Clark No comments exist

COUNTRY LODGE “It was the funniest thing I ever saw!” “What was?” asked the Old Tyler of the New Brother. “That lodge meeting I attended in Hicksville. Listen, and I’ll tell you!” “I’m listening. Anyone who can find a lodge meeting funny deserves to be listened to!” answered the Old Tyler. “The lodge room was…

December 22, 2019 Clark No comments exist

By M.W. Bro. J.W. Roberts, Grand Chaplain  (1981) (Grand Master 1998 – 99)   In the story of The Other Wise Man by Henry van Dyke, the hero tells his three companions: “I have called you here to tell you of a new light and a truth that have come to me through the stars”….

December 1, 2019 Clark No comments exist

“I have just had a great shock!” announced the New Brother, sitting down weakly beside the Old Tiler. “What is wrong?” asked the bearer of the sword. “I have been away for a few weeks,” responded the New Brother, “I visited in every lodge where I could. I took delight in the very thorough way…

December 1, 2019 Clark 1 comment

The Three Great Lights of Masonry Author: Unknown In Masonry, the number three rears its head a lot. Three degrees. Three angles to the triangle. Even during rituals there will be instances of three men being the important element of the ritual. The number three takes a sacred and powerful place within the lodge. So…