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From Darkness To Light

Masonic News, Musings, and Opinions

Welcome to "From Darkness To Light", a blog that allows me to share up-to-date news, interesting facts, personal opinions, and some of my favorite articles/videos/podcasts found on the Internet, all related to Freemasonry!  I hope you enjoy!

NOTE: "From Darkness to Light" Blog and any links to other content do not represent the statements and opinions of any Grand Lodge or Jurisdiction, and are solely those of the authors and content-providers, unless otherwise specified.

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Prioritizing Your Thankfulness

Figured I would dispel with the usual doom and gloom that many of my posts convey (because, lets face it, to lament the steady decline of...

The "Generational Divide"

As we move into the season of Grand Annual Communications and new Officer lines, I'm incessantly reminded by the ginormous divide in the...

Why MUST There Be a Creator? - Part Two

In our last post, Why Must There Be a Creator - Part One , we briefly relayed our thoughts on why the Creation must have had a Creator,...

Why MUST There Be a Creator? - Part One

Provocative topic, to be sure, but it comes up more often than I care to count. Does there HAVE to be a Creator? Is there a God? Can't...

Online Masonry?!? The Horror!

NOTE: Was actually going to post this a few weeks ago, but it lingered in my Draft box until I could put some more thought in what I...

"I Could Have Watched it on YouTube"

This will not be a pleasant post. It is not meant to be. It should dishearten the spirit, and raise an eyebrow at least to those that...

400 Episodes of Pure Masonic Light!

This is more of a love letter, than an actual blog post, but I could not let this amazing anniversary pass without saying something about...

The Esoteric Mason Has Returned

This weekend began, what I think (and hope) will be a kindling in the fire of the transformation from the "social club" Freemasonry of...

Symbolon - Why Meaning Is Important

Last week, we discussed the importance of symbols. Which got me thinking about where does the concept, or even the word for symbol, come...

Why Symbols?

Just finished reading Inner Christianity by Richard Smoley (which is a great book, by the way.) He touches on topics that are relevant...

A Masonic View on Memorial Day

Many Freemasons know that Memorial Day has its traditional origins in Waterloo, NY; attributed to Union General John Logan in 1866, and...

What Are We, Anyway? - Part Two

*** This is the second part of this blog post, for Part One, please read HERE. *** We left off the last post bemoaning (or starting to...

What Are We, Anyway? - Part One

I've been reading social media posts and blogs all week long, touching on a wide range of Masonic topics. Cheers for inter-visitation,...

 

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About "From Darkness To Light" Blog

FDTL is a personal blog with news, updates, musings, opinions, and other online content related to Freemasonry and the Craft.  Scouring the Internet for years, searching for and reading great online content from many different sources has given me the impetus to share that content, and even provide some of my own, to all of you!  I hope you enjoy what really is a place to share, vent, discuss, and ultimately learn more about this amazing and lasting Fraternity!

 - A Tenebris Ad Lucem

 
 

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