Wow, What a Wild Ride!

It is now 10 years later, and I sit here typing this very relaxed and unburdened. I just completed a year of serving as the Most Illustrious Grand Master of…

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Musical Chairs!

At our December business meeting, we elected and appointed the new officers for 2009, and I was elected into the Junior Warden seat. It is quite an honor, as in…

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Seeking More Light – Part Two

After completing the Royal Arch and Cryptic Masonry degrees, the final steps on the path of the York Rite are the "Chivalric Orders". These Degrees (called Orders in this group)…

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Seeking More Light – Part One

Since my journey in Freemasonry began, I have always been interested in Freemasonry's Appendant Bodies, specifically the York Rite. My father was a Master Mason, went through the Scottish Rite,…

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The York Rite Background

The York Rite, like the Scottish, is one of Freemasonry's Appendant Bodies which is open to a Master Mason to join to further his knowledge of Freemasonry. While Freemasonry officially…

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Brother, take a seat!

Less than three weeks after being raised to the degree of Master Mason, I was installed as one of the Stewards of our Lodge. The new Junior Warden-Elect appointed me…

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Raised to Master Mason!

This past Saturday, another Masonic brother and I were raised to the degree of Master Mason, the Third Degree in the Blue Lodge. It was an interesting, informative, and certainly…

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I Think I “Get It”

Obviously I still have a lot to learn about Freemasonry having only recently been passed to the second degree. So until I progress further, I can really only comment on…

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