Is it Masonry?

Discussion in 'Poetry and Words of Wisdom' started by Blake Bowden, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. Blake Bowden

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    By BRO. F. G. OLIVER

    (From The Builder, Anamosa, Iowa, March, 1915)



    Is it Masonry
    To dare to take God's name in vain,
    Or be careful of our speech;
    From evil thoughts and words refrain,
    And practice what we preach?

    Is it Masonry
    To boast of your fine jewels,
    Or purify your heart;
    To be a man and Mason
    And act a Mason's part?

    Is it Masonry
    To fail to help your brothers,
    Or your obligations fill?
    To leave it for the others,
    Or mean and say "I will"?
     

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