Masonic

The Struggle for Freedom

The Struggle for Freedom Albert Pike The Struggle for Freedom by Albert Pike The Ancient Wrong rules many a land, whose groans Rise to swarm to the stars by day and night, Thronging with mournful clamor around the thrones Where the Archangels sit in God's great light, And, pitying, mourn to see that Wrong still reigns, And tortured Nations writhe in galling chains. From Hungary and France, fierce cries go up And beat against the portals of the skies Lashed Italy still drinks...

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Rainbow Girls

Rainbow Girls Tiffany Wagner Over the hills and across the sky Where eagles and birds love to fly Lies a secret to behold Of many stories, never told That is the bow in the sky Held by GOD, up ever so high At the end lays a pot of gold None of which is ever sold For the gold is more than meets the eye Deep within, Futures lie The souls of young girls you see That gold belongs to you and me As we learn each lesson taught Teachers are ladies who care...

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Three Candles

Three Candles Walter Marshall MacDougall Three candles burning in a darkened room, Three candles lighting the Sacred Book The square and compasses, the level and the plum. While round about the neophyte, The brethren stand and vow to keep Him company upon the journey East In quest of wisdom and a caring heart. For the call is out for builders by the line and rule, To build on earth a house of light Adorned with love and human dignity.   At London Regalia, we have a lovely collection of Master Mason Aprons indeed. We...

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When is a Man a Mason?

When is a Man a Mason? Joseph Fort Newton When he can look out over the rivers, the hills, and the far horizon with a profound sense of his own littleness. In the vast scheme of things, and yet have faith, hope, and courage which is the root of every virtue. When he knows that down in his heart every man is as noble. As vile, as divine, as diabolic, and as lonely as himself, and seeks to know, to forgive, and to...

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Did I help or hurt today Lord

Did I help or hurt today Lord Unknown Author Did I help or hurt today Lord, is anyone happier that I passed this way, Will anyone remember that I spoke to them today And when the day is over and toiling time is through Will someone say a kindly word, for me- for you. I wonder can I say in parting from a day that is slipping fast, did I help a single brother from the many that I passed, Is a single heart rejoicing over what I...

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The Masonic Anchor and Ark

The Masonic Anchor and Ark Masonic anchors and arks symbolize a deep-rooted hope for the future and a life well-lived. The Masonic anchor is a Masonic image of trust. It was first found in burial places among the tombs situated in Rome. It's conceivable that utilizing the anchor as an image of trust was from Apostle Paul who talked about it in the Biblical book of Hebrews. Hebrews 6:19: “Our anchor of hope in Christ is both sure and steadfast, and it...

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Masonic Cable Tow Rope

Masonic Cable Tow Rope The Masonic Cable Tow rope is essential for the dressing of a Masonic competitor that consents to assist a Brother with his power. The length of the Masonic Cable Tow Rope is an image of the capacities of the contender to help his Brother. The up-and-comer helps the Brother 'assuming it be inside the length of his two rope.' Masonic Cable Tow Rope The length of the link tow...

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Masonic Bible Presentation Ceremony

Masonic Bible Presentation Ceremony In the wake of finishing the Master Mason certification, the new individual from the Masonic Fraternity is given a Bible by the Worshipful Master of the Lodge or other Lodge officials. This Bible is introduced to him during a Master Mason Bible Presentation Ceremony. It is an incredible advantage for any Master Mason to be granted this Master Mason book of scriptures. The service denotes a fresh start of the Trestle Board of life for Master Mason...

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Masonic Funeral Committee

Masonic Funeral Committee Masonic Funeral Committee The Masonic Funeral Committee comprises three men who are appointed by the Worshipful Master of the Lodge. They are in charge of the following: Location of Jewels and Aprons: The Masonic Funeral Committee must be aware of the location of all Masonic jewels and Masonic Funeral aprons. Maintain Jewels and Aprons in good condition: The Masonic Funeral Committee should take care to know the state of every single Masonic gem and cover and guarantee that they are in...

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The Masonic Lamb

The Masonic Lamb Masons use a masonic lambskin apron. But one may ask? Why a lambskin apron? The Masonic Lamb is a symbol of purity and innocence. Usable Freemasons wear covers to keep articles of clothing from smudge. Speculative Freemasons wear a cover to advise us that we should avoid things that will pollute us ethically. The Bible says that we should keep ourselves plain from the world and our pieces of clothing should stay white. James 1:26-27: The religion of this present generation...

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