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…

October 31, 2019 Clark 2 comments

You know Briggs, the tobacco man?” “I buy my cigars from him. ” answered the Old Tiler. “Have a cigar that Briggs didn’t sell!” answered the New Brother, offering his case. “I have bought my last one from Briggs!” “To expensive?” asked the Old Tiler. ”Thank you for a match, too. I’ll supply the habit,…

September 30, 2019 Clark No comments exist

(Copied from the Midnight Freemason Blog – see credits at end) I posted this on my personal blog some time back and it got a big reaction.  I don’t know that we think about this a lot.  We should.  I’ve talked about it before.  When I became a Mason back in 2005, I was joining…

August 30, 2019 Clark 1 comment

Three sharply dressed Midnight Freemasons at a Masonic education symposium.  Left to right: Greg Knott, Robert Johnson, and Todd Creason. The topic of dressing for Lodge keeps coming up.  I made a comment on a discussion our editor Robert Johnson started the other night on social media.  I thought I’d expand on that remark a bit. When…

June 29, 2019 Clark 1 comment

  This is one of the most successful Masonic Publications in recent times due to the immense knowledge of the late Harry Carr and his entertaining writing style. If you enjoy your masonry then this book will bring a new delight to all that you see and hear in lodge. When Harry Carr became secretary…

May 27, 2019 Clark 1 comment

Almost every masonic writer, podcast, or pundit seems to be obsessed with fixing Freemasonry. I include myself in this group. It seems like there’s always a reason that we’re blaming for our decline in membership, or the state of the Craft. I’ve read that we’ve become too bloated after the membership surge of the post-World…