Answer the Call…by Making One

In a world of social distancing, it’s very easy to feel disconnected from Freemasonry. The sense of togetherness, of brotherhood, of “being a part” of something…it can feel like it’s worlds away. When the Masonic Lodge meetings were suspended in Ohio, I felt the need to keep connected with my …

The next sound of the gavel

“The Lodge will recess until the next sound of the gavel.” You may have heard a phrase like this at a meeting of your Lodge or Masonic body. In some jurisdictions it is a phrase from ritual, while in others it is not—but in fact, the phrase “the sound of …