How Does Freemasonry Make Good Men Better?

Those who inquire about the craft often receive an answer that includes mention of “a system of moral instruction,” “higher moral standards,” or most commonly how the fraternity seeks to “make good men better.” We say these things thinking about the brothers in our lodge, the working tools and other symbols, the degree work, lectures, … Continue reading How Does Freemasonry Make Good Men Better?


Just a Group of Dudes

I have a friend who is now a candidate, scheduled to receive his first degree in my lodge. While he was looking into the fraternity and the other brothers were getting to know him a bit before receiving his petition he had an interesting encounter. While at the grocery store, somewhat unprompted, the cashier started … Continue reading Just a Group of Dudes