My Freemasonry | Masonic Education and Discussion Forum

    1. Welcome to My Freemasonry

      Information, Mission Statement and Rules and Regulations can be found here.
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      Latest: Site Update 1-28-15 Blake Bowden, Jan 28, 2015 at 9:54 AM
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    2. Featured Articles

      Articles featured on My Freemasonry will be posted here. Users may reply to posts, but not create them.
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      Latest: Freemasonry and Bees JamestheJust, Jan 27, 2015 at 12:39 AM
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    3. New Member Introductions

      If you are new to the site please introduce yourself here.
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    1. General Freemasonry Discussion

      General topics regarding Freemasonry should be posted here.
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      Latest: 5days and counting! blacksmith83, Jan 30, 2015 at 11:00 PM
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    2. From Darkness to Light (Premium Members)

      A private forum where members can participate in esoteric discussions. A Premium Membership is required.
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    3. Lodge Officers

      Are you currently leading your Lodge in some capacity? Share ideas on leading, managing and communicating.
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    4. Masonic Jurisprudence

      Is there a Masonic Law you have questions or concerns about? Do you have an idea for a Resolution at Grand Lodge?
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      Latest: Form of Address Glen Cook, Jan 6, 2015
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    5. Masons in the Military

      A place for Brethren to discuss and share their experiences as a Freemason in the Military.
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      Latest: Okinawa, Japan MBC, Dec 15, 2014
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    6. Regular vs. Irregular

      Every Mason knows that he must not visit a clandestine Lodge, not talk Masonically with a clandestinely made Mason, but not all Masons can define clandestinism.
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      Latest: Irregular lodge? MBC, Jan 16, 2015
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    7. Sickness and Distress

      Requests for prayers and well wishes for Brethren in need or their families.
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      Latest: Lodge of Sorrow Mike Martin, Jan 11, 2015
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    8. The Traveling Freemason

      Do you have a question about visiting other Lodges or Jurisdictions? Feel free to ask questions and share your experiences.
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      Latest: CGMNA and AMD 2015 KSigMason, Jan 22, 2015
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    9. Upcoming Masonic Events

      Feel free to share your Lodge meeting dates/times, special events, fundraisers, etc. Special events will be featured on our social networking pages! This applies to International Brethren as well.
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    10. Share Your Story

      Do you have a touching Masonic Story? What attracted you to Freemasonry or an appendant body?
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      Latest: Your favorite quotes nickthomp, Jan 25, 2015 at 6:22 PM
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    1. Taking the First Step

      If you require assistance in becoming a Freemason or have any questions this forum is for you.
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      Latest: Accepted blacksmith83, Jan 29, 2015 at 9:00 PM
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    2. Frequently Asked Questions

      Do you have any questions about Freemasonry?
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    3. Locating a Masonic Lodge

      Are you ready to take the first step in becoming a Freemason? Not sure where to begin? Look no further.
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    1. Prince Hall Freemasonry

      Topics specific to Prince Hall Freemasonry should be posted here.
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      Latest: Brotherly Advice Adolphus Greenlee, Jan 29, 2015 at 8:28 PM
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    2. Becoming a Prince Hall Freemason

      If you require assistance in becoming a Prince Hall Freemason, have any questions or would like to participate in this initiative as a mentor this forum is for you.
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    3. History and Research

      Discuss the origins of Prince Hall Freemasonry, Lodge history or share your research projects.
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      Latest: Membership Bro. Staton, Jan 2, 2015
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    4. Locating a Prince Hall Lodge

      Are you ready to take the first step in becoming a Freemason? Not sure where to begin? Look no further.
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      Latest: Grand Lodge webpages Bro.BruceBenjamin, Feb 23, 2014
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    1. Masonic Education Library

      One of the largest collections of Masonic papers and research available.
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      Latest: What do masons do? BroBook, Jan 27, 2015 at 12:03 PM
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    2. Further Reading

      A place where Brethren can discuss books related to the Craft.
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    3. Freemasonry in the Press

      Have you found an interesting news article regarding Freemasonry? Feel free to post a link here.
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    4. History and Research

      Discuss the origins of Freemasonry and feel free to share your research papers. Those deemed qualified will be featured on our homepage.
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      Latest: International Order of Gnostic Templars Morris, Jan 29, 2015 at 5:34 PM
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    5. Masonic Jocularity and Merriment

      Feel free to share your favorite Masonic joke or story.
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      Latest: As the Sun Rises in the East Rick Carver, Jan 30, 2015 at 12:25 PM
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    6. Media Resources

      Feel free to share your favorite Masonic Videos, Photos, etc. You may also access the Media Library under "Media".
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      Latest: What's It All About? Blake Bowden, Jan 28, 2015 at 10:11 AM
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    7. Poetry and Words of Wisdom

      A place for poems, quotes and words of wisdom.
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      Latest: Wise Quotes n phrases cog41, Jan 17, 2015
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    1. Grottoes of North America

      The Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm, whose subordinate bodies are the Grottoes, is an organization by and for Master Masons. While not connected with Masonry proper, its membership is restricted absolutely and exclusively to Master Masons in good standing.
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      Latest: Grotto M.O.V.P.E.R. Pscyclepath, Sep 24, 2014
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    2. National Sojourners

      National Sojourners is an organization of Masonic veterans staunchly dedicated to Americanism, patriotism, and the Fraternity.
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      Latest: Introduction MarkR, Jan 9, 2014
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    3. Order of the Amaranth

      The Order of the Amaranth was formed as a fraternal and charitable organization whose membership of men and women with Masonic affiliation share in social activities to promote the growth of our Order.
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      Latest: Information hallodge, Dec 30, 2013
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    4. Order of the Eastern Star

      The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world that both men and women can join.
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      Latest: Duties of the Worthy Patron? KSigMason, Jan 25, 2015 at 9:57 AM
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    5. The Scottish Rite

      The Scottish rite includes the degrees 4˚ through 32˚, and its degrees are lessons taught through allegory in the forms of plays.
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      Latest: 32* Out of Touch Help chrmc, Jan 30, 2015 at 7:29 AM
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    6. Shrine

      The Shrine was founded in 1872 by 13 men belonging to the Masonic Order. Shiners are known throughout the world for their exceptional philanthropy and their specialized hospitals.
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    7. Tall Cedars of Lebanon

      Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America is an appendant Masonic organization devoted to fostering friendship and fellowship among Freemasons and to all mankind.
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      Latest: Information Willaim Perkins, Nov 29, 2014
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    8. The Swedish Rite

      The Swedish Rite is common in Scandinavian countries (and to a lesser extent in Germany). It is different from other branches of Freemasonry in that it insists on its members being Christian.
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      Latest: Swedish Rite jwhoff, Jan 25, 2015 at 8:17 PM
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    9. The York Rite

      The York Rite is a collection of ten Masonic degrees and orders which are conferred in the United States under a trilateral system of governance consisting of Chapters, Councils, and Commanderies.
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    1. DeMolay

      The order of DeMolay is a young men's fraternal organization which was founded upon the basic principles of love of God, love of parents, and love of country.
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    2. Job's Daughters

      Job's Daughters is a premier organization for young women that provides a wholesome environment based on the foundation of high morals, love of country, love of family and friends and respect for others throughout the world.
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    3. Order of the Knights of Pythagoras

      The order of the Knights of Pythagoras is an organization composed of youths from nine to twenty years of age inclusive, working under the sponsorship and personal supervision of Prince Hall Masons.
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      Latest: Texas KOP bupton52, Dec 14, 2014
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    4. Rainbow for Girls

      The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls is a Masonic youth service organization which teaches leadership training through community service.
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    1. Masonic Blogs

      Keep track of the latest news and updates from your favorite online Masonic resources.
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    2. Masonic Podcasts

      Digital Podcasts for Freemasons.
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      Latest: Episode 56 - Crybabies News Bot, Jan 27, 2015 at 12:23 AM
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    1. The Refreshment Lounge

      Sit back in your lazy-boy recliner, grab a drink and chat away.
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      Latest: How Dark Were the Dark Ages? Blake Bowden, Jan 26, 2015 at 8:53 AM
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    2. Arts and Entertainment

      Discuss your favorite movies, music, TV shows and other media entertainment.
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      Latest: Movie Quote Game pointwithinacircle2, Jan 29, 2015 at 8:39 PM
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    3. Computers and Technology

      Discuss the latest and greatest in technology.
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      Latest: Lodge Website twhaley67, Jan 29, 2015 at 6:36 PM
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    4. Family Matters and Relationships

      Dealing with family issues? Seeking advice in your marriage or relationship? We're here to help.
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      Latest: Adults/Kids With ADD/ADHD dfreybur, Jan 26, 2015 at 9:09 AM
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    5. Fantasy Sports and Online Gaming

      From Fantasy Football to RPG's, get your game on in here!
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      Latest: Clash of the Clans Bro. Stewart P.M., Jan 23, 2015
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    6. Fun and Notables

      All jokes and humor, burps and other stupid human tricks. Also, funny stuff like videos, surveys, or sites you've found. (Some posts may be explicit in nature)
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      Latest: Ancient Secrets Discovered Rick Carver, Jan 12, 2015
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    7. Hobbies and Special Interests

      Feel free to share what activities you enjoy in your spare time.
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      Latest: Elks club dfreybur, Jan 26, 2015 at 9:25 AM
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    8. On the Grill

      Discussion about everything to do with cooking. From the latest techniques to the latest and greatest recipes - this is the place for it.
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      Latest: Something on the side Blake Bowden, Nov 18, 2014
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    9. Philosophy, Religion and Spirituality

      Discussion of all topics related to religion and spirituality.
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      Latest: The source of all things JamestheJust, Jan 30, 2015 at 2:21 PM
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    10. Sports and Outdoors

      A place to discuss fishing, hunting, sports, etc.
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      Latest: Ohio State or Oregon?? perryel, Jan 12, 2015
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    11. Stories of Love and Inspiration

      Feel free to share stories of acts and kindness.
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    12. The Classifieds

      Buy, sell, and trade your goods here. Is there a specific item you want, or have some stuff you want to get rid of?
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      Latest: PM Apron jwardl, Jan 7, 2015
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    13. The Voting Booth

      Participate in a poll or create your own.
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      Latest: Women Freemasons dfreybur, Jan 28, 2015 at 8:47 AM
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    1. Employment Opportunities

      A forum where Masons can post job openings. Please list what qualifications you are looking for, your location and where to send a resume.
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      Latest: Brethren in the jazz, blues, rock realm vangoedenaam, Jan 26, 2015 at 10:15 AM
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    2. Seeking Employment

      Due to the economic downturn, many Brothers are seeking employment. Post what skills and qualifications you have.
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      Latest: I want a better job Umar, Jan 22, 2015
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    1. Freemasonry In Texas

      Topics specific to Texas Freemasonry should be posted here
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      Latest: BREAKINGS NEWS! Bro. David F. Hill, Jan 24, 2015
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    2. Building Fraternal Relations

      Discuss ideas on how to improve relations between the Grand Lodge of Texas and Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas.
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