If a Tree Falls in the Forest . . . .

Dear Brothers and Sisters, “If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?” Certainly, you have heard this ancient philosophical conundrum during your school days. But I think it applies not only in the philosophical...

100 Ideas for Community Involvement

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Business as usual will not sustain our Order. Business as usual as caused our Order to lose members and Lodges for the past 75 years. We can’t continue doing what we have been doing for the past three generations and expect a different...

27 IDEAS TO IMPROVE YOUR LODGE MEETINGS

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I have visited some Lodges and have been amazed at how boring the meetings can be. Here is a revelation: There is nothing in our Ritual or in our Codes that mandates we must have boring meetings. In fact, boring meetings are the surest way...