Let’s get past all the usual oratory customarily devoted to outlining all the reasons Freemasonry is worthwhile, relevant and makes good men better if they practice the philosophies of the Craft. We know all that part.Read More
First created by members of Lexington Lodge No. 1, The Craftsman is a resource for Masonic education materials, articles, essays, and papers on topics of history, origins, and a variety of noteworthy issues, for those seeking more information about the Fraternity.
At the beginning of things, before Grand Lodges were in existence, Freemasons discovered the necessity of decorum. Among the Old Charges, to which every candidate was required to swear obedience, a prominent place was given to the portions dealing with ‘Behaviour’.Read More
When we say “walk the walk” we are referring to whether a person does what one claims one will do or if one delivers on their promises. This idiom doesn’t just apply to people. It also aptly applies to an item, specific product or merchandise, commodity, service of offering. Does Freemasonry fall into one or more of these categories?Read More
One of the questions that occasionally eats at me when I am driving home from a Masonic event, degree, or function that has been woefully mediocre is how our members can sit through such Masonic happenings month after month and still believe our fraternity is relevant and meaningful to men’s lives?Read More
In the world of business there is a common reality, and this reality is to identify what makes successful businesses successful. The reality is that there is only one definition of business purpose: to create a customer.Read More
During your journey through the Master Mason Degree, you probably realized there is little about the moral lessons within Freemasonry that were not taught to you by your mother, father or learned in Sunday school.Read More