Greetings.My name is Brad Felmey and I've lived my entire life in a little town just west of Fort Worth, TX.I have been active civically and politically for most of my life. I'm a past master and…Continue
"Fantastic! I hope you get out of Masonry as much as I have. :)
It's possible that jurisdictional laws may vary, but at least in Texas a lapsed Mason would not be considered eligible as a Masonic reference. Now would be a great time for your…"
"Mongoose, the protocol for visitation varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Even within a jurisdiction, there can be variation based upon whether the visitor hails from within or without the jurisdiction. Specific to Pennsylvania, this document…"
"I have heard the same argument made with circular logic. Prevent black men from joining regular Masonry, forcing a schism, then prevent them from joining regular Masonry *because* the schism presents them another option. It's almost always made…"
"A mountaintop degree? That is awesome. What a great introduction to Masonry. You lucky guy.
The race barrier is falling all over the place (even in the Old South) - as it should. The character of the man should be all that's considered, as…"
"I'm glad you persisted, Brad. Some lodges out there are... hmmm... I'll stop right there. Other lodges are excellent, though, and I hope this is the positive experience you need at this time in your life."
"My lodge also needed line openings filled. I was raised a master mason, went to one stated meeting, then went to the west.
I recommend going through the line and learning each thing one at a time. I wished I had, although I recognize the need they…"
"This has likely been said as I haven't read every single reply.
For housework it just is man. It sucks. Not a TON you can do to make it go quicker. Maybe just try to do a little something every day? (sweep or vaccuum one day, dust another,…"