Jr Warden Minute – November 2019

The Statue was There All the Time THE STORY is told of the man who turned to a famous sculptor whose work he had been admiring and asked, “How do you take a rough chunk of stone and make of it such a beautiful statue?” A silly question, of course, but the...

Jr Warden Minute – October 2019

TODAY WE SAILED WESTWARD Often we have heard the story of how Columbus, despite the mutterings of his crew, kept his little white-winged fleet sailing onward over an apparently boundless and endless sea. He had failed miserably in his calculations of the distance...

Jr Warden Minute – September 2019

IS YOUR FREEMASONRY IN JARS? Not often do I find a Masonic lesson in a funny story, but there’s one that seems to me to give the opportunity for developing one. At a gathering of women, the conversation turned `to a discussion of Masons. Some of the women seemed...

Jr Warden Minute – August 2019

THE ROBBER AND THE SPIDER The selfishness and disregard for the welfare of others that e find in the world today brings to mind the Japanese fable of the robber and the spider. The robber had been sent to the infernal regions. One day the Lord Buddha paid a visit to...

Jr Warden Minute – July 2019

Finishing on Three Strings In the life of Ole Bull, great violinist and Freemason, there was an incident from which should come encouragement and Inspiration for those who find themselves confronted with what seem to be insurmountable difficulties. During one of Old...