Whence Came You? - Freemasonry discussed and Masonic research for today's Freemason show

Whence Came You? - Freemasonry discussed and Masonic research for today's Freemason

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 Whence Came You? - 0438 - Supporting Education | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:39

This week, a rare piece from 1923 that lays out the importance of the public school system and why Freemasons should support it. Illustrious Brother Steve Harrison stops in for an all-new Masonic Minute - How are you getting your Freemasonry now that we can’t meet? We wrap it up with two pieces of Masonic Fiction. A St. John’s Day haunting? We’ll wrap it up with a trip to the old West and view the Craft through the eyes of the Square and Compasses. Stay dialed in…

 Whence Came You? - 0437 - A.E. Waite | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:27

This week, we talk about the balance of depression - Are Freemasonry’s constituents manic? You asked for it, we’re delivering - an all-new Occult Profile on the eccentric Arthur Edward Waite. Then, startling new evidence on the Big Bang Theory - Are we ready to accept new evidence? Is fluidity of opinion a Masonic Virtue? And a small bonus, we’ll take a look at a short piece from decades ago that aimed to inform our significant others what Freemasonry is. Stay dialed in!

 Whence Came You? - 0436 - Decoding Columbia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:55

In this episode, we remember and demystify the matriarch of this country..decoding Columbia. We then get the straight dope on Saint Patrick, who he was, what he did, what it meant…and who made it a holiday anyway? We’ll wrap it up with a review of the Southeastern Masonic Symposium and the call to action we all have. Stay tuned…

 Whence Came You? - 0435 - Get Some Entitlement | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:25

This week, we explore a paper on what Freemasonry means in the context of Rosicrucianism. What are you Due as a Mason? Titles? Honors? Lapel pins? This 1940s author didn't think so. Next, we’ll look at an issue that’s largely politicized, Entitlement…but what happens when we de-politicize it and talk about tackling it the Masonic way? We’ll wrap it up with a piece defining Masonic Education from a Past Grand Master of Washington in 1943. 

 Whence Came You? - 0434 - The Freemason Utopia in 2050? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:22

This week, we’ll get a glimpse into the dreams of a legendary Masonic Researcher and writer, Silas H. Shepherd. He dreamt of the future where Freemasonry is gone…what did it leave behind? We’ll expose a tale of an epic poem on the skull and the man who turned a friars skull into a drinking cup. We’ll wrap with a piece from Illustrious Bro. Harrison. How do you get your 33˚ taken away? Well, …you’ll have to stay tuned in to find out. Thanks for listening and have a great week!

 Whence Came You? - 0433 - Is Freemasonry a Spiritual Ritual? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:27

This week, we ask  a question about the practice of Freemasonry…Is it a spiritual practice? We'll hear from Illustrious Brother Harrison in an all new Masonic Minute…Would you give up Masonry to be the President of the United States? We’ll wrap it up with a piece published in 1941, Is Freemasonry’s main job to "make men"? App extras include the papers we read. Thanks for listening and have an amazing week!!!

 Whence Came You? - 0432 - Using the Working Tools...For Real | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:29

This week, just how much money are we throwing away when we don’t raise the dues to reflect inflation? Can we run a pancake breakfast everyday? We’ll get a sneak peek at the all new Occult Profile series on the Midnight Freemasons and we’ll wrap it up with a real example of how one Mason is applying his working tools just the way we prescribe them. App extras include the papers we read. Thanks for listening and have an amazing week!

 Whence Came You? - 0431 - Quit Goofing Off Back There! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:42

This week, the author of The Builders, describes the philosophy of Masonry. We read wise words from a PGM of Pennsylvania about 5 core thoughts on Freemasonry. Illustrious Brother Harrison stops in for an all new Masonic Minute: When a Grand Master pulls himself from the brink of death just to open Grand Lodge Sessions the brothers are no doubt astounded and yet you have got to hear the rest… We’ll bring it all home with a light-hearted piece that’s sure to make you laugh...

 Whence Came You? - 0430 - Dissonance in Freemasonry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:26

This week, we examine a Christian Scottish Rite member's research into the three great religions of China. Are there inherent Masonic virtues? We’ll hear from Greg Knott as he explains the reasons for striving to greatness, although we may never attain it. Also we get a sneak peak at the all new Fraternal Review magazine—dissonance and harmony. What happens when Greg Kaminsky finds a copy of Paul Foster Cases Rosicrucian teachings in the Grand Lodge office? Thanks for listening and have an amazing week

 Whence Came You? - 0429 - The Call to Adventure | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51:58

This week -- a rousing piece about community involvement and the freemasons call to be active - Civics and Freemasonry. Then, we'll face some hard facts relating to the two main factions in Freemasonry, the esotericists and the standard brothers… Ill. Bro Harrison stops in for a new Masonic Minute where he examines a young Jewish man, a Tekton and his role as a builder. We’ll wrap it up with an exploratory piece….literally. What does it take to be a true adventurer?

 Whence Came You? - 0428 - A Performance of "The Lost Word" | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51:09

Join us this week for an exclusive segment featuring PM:. Clive Selsby Revile (Famed theatre and voice actor), as he rehearses Bro. Brian D. Diedrich's "The Lost Word". In addition we have a segment on the possible etymology of words from Bro. Hogan and we wrap it up with a wonderful piece on the Two Pillars and what they possibly represent. Don't miss this great new episode! App extras include the STB from 1935. Thanks for listening and have an amazing week!

 Whence Came You? - 0427 - Mystic Perspectives | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:16:28

Join us this week as we kick off a whole new year of WCY! We'll kick it off with some news and a new segment called "Mail Call". Then we'll get into our first paper on the beginnings of the Golden Dawn followed up a new Masonic Minute with Bro. Harrison. Then we'll hear why Masonic Conventions are so cool! We'll wrap the show this week with a two-part paper on the Hindu idea of Dharma and it's relation to Freemasonry. App extras include the papers we read. Thanks for listening and have a great week!

 Whence Came You? - 0426 -The Tetractys Symbol of God | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:15

Join us this week for a wild year ending show! We've got incredible news, an in-depth look at the Triple Tau / Tetractys, a wonderful new Masonic Minute by Illustrious Bro. Harrison, and I wrap it up with some personal reflections on my studies and a short re-read of a piece on the occult lodge from Jim Frey. App extras include the paper on the Triple Tau. The other paper is linked in the notes below. Thanks for listening and have an amazing holiday season, everyone!

 Whence Came You? - 0425 - Academic Push Back? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 37:23

Join us this week for three great papers! We're looking at integrity as it applies to Brothers who break the law, Masonic "Burn-out" and most importantly, we have a great piece from Bro. Millar about the possible academic backlash to esoterica. Don't miss this week! App extras include the papers we read on the show. Thanks for listening and have an amazing week!

 Whence Came You? - 0424 - The Regency Era | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 27:48

Join us this week with a historical look into the Regency Era and Freemasonry. We also have a great piece on what might just stoke the fires of Freemasonry enough to make an even bigger impact than we already do. What is it? Have a listen and find out! Don't miss this weeks episode. App extras include the pieces we read. Thanks for listening an have a great week!

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