March 20, 2022 Clark No comments exist

BLUFF “You are the only man in the lodge I can talk to and say what I think!” announced the New Brother to the Old Tiler. “Do you think me the only one with understanding, or am I the only man stupid enough not to take exception to your remarks?” smiled the Old Tiler. “I…

March 13, 2022 Clark No comments exist

How do you like it now you’ve been a member six months?” asked the Old Tiler. “I am discouraged, ” was the dejected answer of the New Brother. “Tell me about it,” suggested the Old Tiler, leaning his sword against the wall and shifting in his chair. “Maybe I expect too much. My dad was…

March 6, 2022 Clark No comments exist

JONES is a nut!” remarked the New Brother to the Old Tiler. “I went with him yesterday to lookup an applicant for membership. I didn’t know much about such things, so I let him do the talking. And the questions that man asked!” “What did he want to know?” “First, he wanted to know what…

March 3, 2022 Clark No comments exist

March 3rd apparently is World Book Day – So I would like to recommend one of the best books on Freemasonry that I have found.  Its question and answer format make it easy to navigate and provides the rationale to support the answers. While I have found the new list price at $135.00, a quick…

February 10, 2022 Clark 1 comment

IONIC LODGE NO. 45 and IONIC LANDMARK LODGE NO. 45 East of the town of Lacombe, the small community of Alix received a dispensation to erect a Lodge on April 16, 1909.  The M.W. the Grand Master, J. J. Dunlop, constituted Ionic Lodge No. 45 on July 7, 1910.  The institution ceremonies had been carried…

December 21, 2021 Clark No comments exist

By V.W. Bro. J.W. Roberts, Grand Chaplin * (Grand Lodge Bulletin December 1981) 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 has come to me through the stars”. He…

November 11, 2021 Clark No comments exist

  Books  Before I began to lose my eyesight I was what the bookstores refer to as an avid reader. When I found or got word of an interesting book, I’d go and buy it and read it from cover to cover, including the preface, the introduction, the list of illustrations, everything, and if it…

September 12, 2021 Clark No comments exist

Author unknown Please read this and you will never look at a cup of coffee the same way again. A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so difficult for her. She did not know how she was going to make it through life and wanted…

September 5, 2021 Clark No comments exist

  We meet in our Lodge room so often that it’s easy to take for granted the things that we see around us and what takes place. There are times however when those who are new to Freemasonry or who are getting more interested in what we do want to know what certain things are…