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Why I Left Freemasonry

Today I’d like to share a personal story with you about why I left Freemasonry several years ago.

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Masonic Improvement: Using Committees

Being an educator is a very rewarding experience and I couldn’t imagine myself doing anything else for a living. Some people say teaching is a calling and I think this is true. It being a calling is what has kept … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t become a Freemason.

Originally posted on Braden 168:
Freemasonry ¬†is shrouded in a pop-culture mystique of danger and intrigue. Now I won’t comment on if any of those intrigues are true (hint), but one thing is for sure, ¬†Freemasonry has gotten a reputation as…

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The Lesson of The Garden Club

  Let’s pretend, for a moment, that there exists a very old and well-respected gardening club that you’ve taken an interest in joining. This club tells potential members that it helps to make good gardeners better and they can become … Continue reading

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How Freemasonry Is (Or Used To Be) An Honor Group

I’m a huge fan of Brother Brett McKay’s website, The Art of Manliness. I have followed his website for several years and I can tell you, with no uncertainty, that I would not be the father, the man, or the … Continue reading

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