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6 May

The Journey of A Freemason

A Freemason’s heart represents his soul’s compass which he uses as a guide to traverse the intricate winding of his journey through Life. A Freemason believes that his own journey is unique to him, and that no mason should influence or “pollute” another Brother’s ‘journey.’ Freemasons therefore merely guide and assist each other, but never […]

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22 Mar

There Are No Secrets in Freemasonry?

Sometimes it is said we have no secrets. Nothing could be further from the truth. Brother Cliff Porter wrote that “Masonry is a transformative art. It can be extraordinary in a man’s life. It’s speculative and alchemical and all those things. What I take offense to is the fact that sometimes it is said we […]

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2 Mar

The Masonic Journey

“God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one” Persian poet Rumi We all know that it is only by seeing the light that we can understand the dark, for every opposite, a lesson therein is instated. It is […]

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3 Feb

“Many are the candidates seeking initiation, But few are the perfected initiates.” Socrates

Today, Millennials talk about the importance of “experiencing life.” Living a meaningful, happy life is about creating, sharing and capturing memories earned through experiences that span the spectrum of life’s opportunities. For us to fully understand the teachings of Freemasonry, we cannot read about it, we need to experience the ceremony and the ritual, we […]

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24 Dec

Christmas Message from the District Grand Master

As Christmas marks the birth of our Lord, it was intended to bring to earth a profound spiritual message for the whole of humankind, that of a new beginning, and a new Hope. Throughout history, Freemasons have impacted society by building themselves up to become modern-day warriors that are equipped with the ideal and understanding […]

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8 Jul

Freemasons Victoria Cross Remembrance Stone

[:en]In a solemn ceremony at the United Grand Lodge of England in London, HRH The Duke of Kent, Grand Master, unveiled and dedicated a new Freemasons Victoria Cross Remembrance Stone in honour of all Freemasons awarded Britain’s highest military award for bravery. Sergeant Johnson Beharry VC, himself a Freemason, was among the 130 distinguished guests […]

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8 Jul

Freemasonry is an idea whose time has come

Freemasonry is a product of groups of men who imprint their surrounding culture with the significance of their ideas. It is the “idea” behind an ancient institution that unites its members with a deep sense of fulfillment; a manifestation of a nurtured soul. When we take a broad look at what causes us to feel fulfilled and […]

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18 Jun

A Brief History of Lodge Sunneen (Sannine) 969

Lodge Sunneen 969 was established on July 2, 1904 in Shweir just about 30 kilometers northeast of Beirut and was named upon the great mountains of Mount Lebanon ‘Sunneen’. That was the third Lodge chartered by the Grand Lodge of Antient Free and Accepted Masons in Scotland after Lodge Palestine 415 in 1861 and Lodge […]

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12 Jun

Brief History of Lodge Palestine No. 415

LODGE PALESTINE No. 415 was chartered in May 6th 1861 by courtesy of the Grand Lodge of Scotland, at a meeting of the Grand Committee held at Freemason’s Hall on March 4th 1861, with the presence of the M. W. Grand Master George Augustus Frederick John, Lord Glenlyn, afterwards sixth Duke of Atholl in the […]

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20 May

The Grand Lodge of Scotland’s 3rd International Scottish Masonic Conference

[:en]The Grand Lodge of Scotland’s 3rd International Scottish Masonic Conference (ISMC) was hosted by the District Grand Lodge of the Bahamas on the 15 – 19 of May 2019, in Nassau, at Paradise Island, Atlantis Resort, in the Bahamas. The 3rd ISMC’s theme was “unity from diversity” and included interesting presentation from various speakers. Break […]

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