One of the best decisions I’ve made in my life was to join the Freemasons. That choice has helped me find my true spiritual path, given me the motivation to pursue higher education, and rescued my family from the financial destitution of a house fire in which we lost everything we owned. I’ve recently been […]Read More Are all present Master Masons?
On Saturday, August 1, 1981, at 12:01 AM Eastern Time, MTV launched with the words “Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll,” spoken by John Lack and played over footage of the first Space Shuttle launch countdown of Columbia (which took place earlier that year) and of the launch of Apollo 11. Music television, when new, was […]Read More Video Killed the Radio Star
The invention of the printing press opened a door to distribute written literature to the common man. It was the beginning of the scientific revolution that would eventually lead to the Age of Enlightenment.Read More The Trivium and The Printing Press
I pulled up to the drive-through window at MacDonald’s, credit card in hand. My internal “eating healthy” dialogue had been compromised. Salad might be a healthy choice, but not when covered in fried chicken and ranch dressing. Much to my surprise, the nice young woman at the register informed me that my bill had already […]Read More How do you measure success?
Winston Churchill once said, “The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” Brother Churchill and his American counterpart, Brother Franklin Delano Roosevelt, both understood the power of positive thinking and used it to lead the Allies to victory in World War II. The focus of this summer’s lessons will be to […]Read More The Power of Positive Thinking
Freemasonry is on the rise in Massachusetts and technology is one of the primary reasons why. With a Grand Master focused on membership and a marketing team willing to embrace new techniques, we’re heading in the right direction. As the Masonic year draws to a close, I’d like to give special recognition to some of […]Read More This is how we do it
Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?” The allure of unlimited knowledge, succulent taste of the apple, and wily ways of the serpent. These elements amalgamate in the Book […]Read More Apple of Eden, Trojan Horse … Free Hosting
In my most recent browsing, I’ve noticed that there’s messaging in the social media universe about Facebook being only for “old people.” Is this true? Thankfully, we live in a world where every rumor can be easily proved or disproved (in theory). First off, let’s define the words “old people.” Social media has always been […]Read More Facebook is Social Media for Old People
Why is it so difficult to have a conversation about color? The words “black” or “white” often produce a visceral reaction in the listener. “Brown” is a “common” color, never associated with the “upper class“. Have you ever seen “red” when you’re angry or gone “green” with envy? Does this entire line of thinking make […]Read More Does color really matter?
You’ve just been elected Worshipful Master of your lodge. You’ve done time at the Warden positions (hopefully), your lodge is confident in your abilities, and now you’re getting ready to step up. Are you scared? Over-confident? Somewhere in the middle? Are you and your officers on the same page? Do you have a plan? Having […]Read More Strategic Planning for Your Year in the East (2019)