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The Pact

Watch Video Listen to Audio On this episode of The Winding Stairs, we have a conversation with Former Green Beret and Author Bro:. Robert P. Lewis. He joins us for an insightful conversation about his life journey and the role that Freemasonry has had in it. He recounts that his life changed after the events of September 11 and we will learn how those events and the subsequent decisions he made have reshaped his life. Equipment used:Did you like the quality of our audio, here are some of the tools and services we use and recommend*.AudioMicrophone Main: ATR2100 Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR MicrophoneMicrophone (directional): Audio Technica AT875R Audio-Technica AT875R Line/Gradient Shotgun Condenser MicrophoneAudio Interface: Behringer U-phoria UMC404HD Behringer U-PHORIA...

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How does a Mason become more patient? Flagship Episode: Patience

Listen to Audio Is patience a virtue? After a little research, I found conflicting interpretations of whether Patience is a virtue or not. It is elegantly described in some sources as the result of carefully developed and correctly applied virtues. Proverbs 19:11 This means that your initiative to increase your wisdom, will result in increased patience. Thinking of your patience as a battery that needs to be fully charged in order for it to yield positive results. It also needs to be replenished frequently and as fully as possible. +++What tools can we use to replenish our Patience Battery. Equipment used:Did you like the quality of our audio, here are some of the tools and services we use and recommend*.AudioMicrophone...

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One man can change Freemasonry | Conversation with Chris Hodapp

Watch Video One man can change Freemasonry by standing up and doing the right thing. In 2019, I attended Masonic Con at Ezekiel Bates Lodge in Attleboro Massachusetts. I was invited by the producers of the Masonic Documentary "Roadmap to Freemasonry". During my visit, I had an opportunity to sit and interview a few Brothers who shared great insights about their experience with Freemasonry. In this episode, I sit with Bro. Chris Hodapp, author of the book "Freemasons for Dummies" (https://amzn.to/38gXwV3 *). We discuss how he became interested in the Fraternity, the power that every Mason has to change his Lodge for the better, and what every Mason should do to have a more fulfilled experience in Freemasonry. To learn...

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Start Small | Boost Masonic Education

Like the management philosophy called Kaizen, which focuses on achieving sustainable and progressive improvements in the organization, a lodge can make a commitment to improving ever so slightly but continuously. Imagine improving your lodge experience 1-5% in quality every meeting by making the lodge more efficient and the time spent in a stated communication more edifying. Even if your Lodge seems to be far from that ideal, remember the wise words of Lao Tzu “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step”

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