Category: 2015 Messages

December 2015

My Brother, Where has the time gone? The sand really does slip through the hourglass quickly. Yet another reason not to take anything for granted. This year has been a good one for your Lodge. Funds were donated and raised so that we could get the ball rolling on a ramp for the side entrance…



November 2015

My Brother, Strength. For those of you who were fortunate enough to see Eric Moss’ presentation last month, you saw feats of strength. He is an old-time performing strongman and does a great show. But what do we know of strength, and how does it relate to Freemasonry? One could argue that strength is genetic….



October 2015

My Brother, The Square. What does it mean to our ancient craft and what does it symbolize to us today? We know a square is used by Operative masons; the builder’s square is 1/4 of a circle and is used to prove right angles. As Speculative Masons, we are taught to square our actions with…



September 2015

My Brother, Attention to detail. It is a quality, or attitude we all have undoubtedly heard about in our lives. Some of you may have learned it from your parents of teachers. Some may have learned it more forcefully from the boot of a drill instructor. Attention to detail is an important an often overlooked…



FEB 2015

My Brother, Have you ever thought about what makes a man a Mason? As a member of our Fraternity, you well know that our obligations are instrumental in making us Masons. Since someone outside of our Fraternity has not witnessed our obligations, how would they know a man to be a Freemason? By his ring,…



JAN 2015

My Brother, I hope you and your loved ones had a happy and healthy holiday season. I am honored that you have chosen to elect me Worshipful Master. I am looking forward to a great year, it is my sincere pleasure to serve Cincinnati Lodge in 2015. While preparing a presentation on Masonic Brotherhood, I…