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Blinded By the Light: Resolving Freemasonry’s Problems

As many of my Brothers already know I have read fairly extensively on Freemasonry, it’s history, ritual and traditions. I am also fairly outspoken on the subject of Lodge autonomy and the changes to this autonomy over the decades. I had come across this article from The Hedge Mason and I will offer it here […]

Ideas For Worshipful Masters

The below list of “ideas” was cribbed from WBro. Chris Hodapp’s Freemasons for Dummies blogspot, some years ago and I have been selectively trying to implement some or many of his ideas. As our lodge was in a similar condition when he joined. What’s interesting here is that although not every idea listed is being […]

Congratulations new Master Masons

This past Monday our newest brothers Jeff Lanzet, Joe Hoffman and Gerry Crawson were raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason at Connetquot Lodge # 838. Connetquot Lodge generously hosted the degree and a great time was had by all. Bro. George of Connetquot Lodge cooked a nice collation meal of Corned Beef and […]

Freemasonry and the journey within

Freemasonry and the journey within Posted on February 24, 2016 by Between the Compasses. I attended some awesome degree work last night. In the entered apprentice degree. Still my favorite degree. Today’s topic is on the journey within yourself after the first step of Freemasonry. This can apply to anyone. Freemasonry is a fraternity that is worldwide. […]

Reading Masons And Masons Who Do Not Read

By Albert G. Mackey I suppose there are more Masons who are ignorant of all the principles of freemasonry than there are men of any other class who are chargeable with the like ignorance of their own profession. There is not a watchmaker who does not know something about the elements of horology, nor is there […]

A Way of Life

Right in line with our upcoming Brother Bring a Friend event and posts for gentlemen wishing to join Freemasonry, comes another post about what it all means. A Way of Life From the All things Masonic Blogspot The other organizations you pay your money and you become a member of the Moose, Elks, Lions, PTA, […]

A gentlemen’s guide to joining Freemasonry

A gentlemen’s guide to joining Freemasonry.   Posted on February 18, 2016 by Between the Compasses. Good morning brethren. Today I got a early start on the day. Today I’m going to attempt to put into words why a man would want to join the fraternity. And why he wouldn’t. Based on 3 things. What he knows, […]