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Putting Ideas Into Practice: Creating Your Ideal Lodge

“That’s not how we’ve always done it!” Many new and excited members of our fraternity have had their enthusiasm and zeal for Freemasonry obliterated by this phrase. Granted, not every idea is a good idea but we lose good brothers … Continue reading

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Rites of Passage in Freemasonry

The degrees of Freemasonry are rites of passage. The concept of a ‘rite of passage’ is something that lost popularity in the recent past but is once again becoming a topic for discussion for many men. A rite of passage … Continue reading

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Lodge Culture Part 3: How To Take Action

This is the third installation in my “Building Lodge Culture” series, which is inspired by School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It by Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker. 

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“The Alchemical Keys To Masonic Ritual” by Timothy Hogan

In “The Alchemical Keys To Masonic Ritual”, Bro. Timothy Hogan seeks to provide links between Masonic ritual and symbolism with processes and symbols associated with alchemy.

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Lodge Culture Part 2: Culture vs. Climate

This is the second installation in my “Building Lodge Culture” series, which is inspired by School Culture Rewired: How to Define, Assess, and Transform It by Steve Gruenert and Todd Whitaker. If you haven’t read the first post in the series you can … Continue reading

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“Millennial Apprentices: The Next Revolution In Freemasonry” by Samuel Friedman

Millennial Apprentices:  The Next Revolution In Freemasonry by Bro. Samuel Friedman is a book that explores how Millennials may impact the future of Masonic Lodges.

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