Whence Came You? - Freemasonry discussed and Masonic research for today's Freemason show

Whence Came You? - Freemasonry discussed and Masonic research for today's Freemason

Summary: This blog and podcast is meant to be a light for current Freemasons and guide to becoming a Freemason for those who are yet in darkness.

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 Whence Came You? - 0447 - 60 Minutes with the Curious Ben Williams | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:19:01

This week, we interview Ben Williams, the legendary proprietor of The Rocky Mountain Mason Magazine. We talk about the curious path that leads him to Freemasonry, Masonry’s duty to the world, occult traditions, and even Skin Walker Ranch…Get ready for Sixty Minutes with the curious, Ben Williams!

 Whence Came You? - 0446 - America 57 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:43

This week, hear the story about how Herbert Hoover almost became a Freemason in an all-new Masonic Minute with Illustrious Brother Harrison. Then stick around for an interview with the Worshipful Master of America Lodge 57, the first regular Masonic Lodge for women in America.

 Whence Came You? - 0445 - Ed Rund and Rewiring the Brain | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:34

This week, we remember a special Masonic Educator, Ed Rund who recently passed away. We’ll read one of his classic papers on how to Make Masonic Education better by ensuring it’s equity among other Grand Lodge programs. Then, we’ll take a deep dive into the human brain, explore its parts, it’s chemistry and answer the question—Can we rewire the brain to act Masonically? Stay Tuned!

 Whence Came You? - 0444 - The Skull of Espinosa | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:15

This week we re-examine a piece from the past. Who wrote Ode to the Skull? Was it inspired by an earlier medieval work? We continue by examining the legend of Espinosa, one of America's first mass murderers and his trail of blood…is his skull on display at one of the oldest Commanderies in America? Plus an all-new Masonic Minute with Steve Harrison! App extras include the articles we read. Thanks for listening and have a great week!

 Whence Came You? - 0443 - Medieval Grimoires with Patrick Dey | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:00:34

This week, The Western Mystery Tradition is often said to be a leading influence on many members of the Craft today. But what good is a tradition if it has no continuity? This week we’ll get honest about it and explore what’s considered its greatest influencer, the Medieval Grimoires. Join us with special guest, Brother Patrick Dey of the Rocky Mountain Mason for an unapologetic and real discussion about Magik. Thanks for listening, and have an amazing week!

 Whence Came You? - 0442 - The Columbian Exposition | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:07

This week, we ask a hard question, do you have enough positive male influence in your life? Bro. Harrison stops by in an all-new Masonic Minute - We get the scoop on the first artificer of metals…Then we get some insights into what the Mason of the 1970s thought about Masonic Education. Finally, we wrap it up with a segment about the Columbian Exposition World’s Fair and the Masons that made it possible. Don’t miss it. Thanks for listening and have ana amazing week!

 Whence Came You? - 0441 - Liberty Unmasked | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 24:21

This week, we read a poem from famed writer Rudyard Kipling. Equality among the workmen and honor for all are themes that wind through it. Then, we’ll take you from the meeting room where the Statue of Liberty was first mentioned as a casual idea and follow it through its construction as it’s built in the streets of Paris….Bronze towering over the city..before being dismantled loaded and delivered to the United States of America and finally unveiled to the world…the face of Liberty - unmasked.

 Whence Came You? - 0440 - The Fake Luminaries | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:26

This week, we read harsh words from Manly P. Hall as he exposes fake occultists, those who would be masters if not for their lack of true knowledge or work ethic. We’ll dive into a segment that defines the Rosicrucians from the early 19th century—Elite Masons, who are on a quest. Steve Harrison stops by to remind us of the other 66% of what makes up great Freemasonry. Finally, we wrap it up with a piece on the Spiritualist ideas of the great Brotherhood of Man.

 Whence Came You? -0439 - The Esoteric Lesson of the Shriner | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:00

This week we’re traveling back in time to look at the history of the Mason’s Mark - Do Freemasons put a secret mark on all the things they create? We’ll take a look at what Freemasonry is charging itself to do in order to assist in this time of high strangeness and Covid-19. But first, we’re going to hear about the esoteric lesson of the Shriner’s degree according to one Manly P. Hall. Keep your dial tuned within due bounds…

 Whence Came You? - 0438 - Supporting Education | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:39

This week, a rare piece from 1923 that lays out the importance of the public school system and why Freemasons should support it. Illustrious Brother Steve Harrison stops in for an all-new Masonic Minute - How are you getting your Freemasonry now that we can’t meet? We wrap it up with two pieces of Masonic Fiction. A St. John’s Day haunting? We’ll wrap it up with a trip to the old West and view the Craft through the eyes of the Square and Compasses. Stay dialed in…

 Whence Came You? - 0437 - A.E. Waite | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:27

This week, we talk about the balance of depression - Are Freemasonry’s constituents manic? You asked for it, we’re delivering - an all-new Occult Profile on the eccentric Arthur Edward Waite. Then, startling new evidence on the Big Bang Theory - Are we ready to accept new evidence? Is fluidity of opinion a Masonic Virtue? And a small bonus, we’ll take a look at a short piece from decades ago that aimed to inform our significant others what Freemasonry is. Stay dialed in!

 Whence Came You? - 0436 - Decoding Columbia | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 29:55

In this episode, we remember and demystify the matriarch of this country..decoding Columbia. We then get the straight dope on Saint Patrick, who he was, what he did, what it meant…and who made it a holiday anyway? We’ll wrap it up with a review of the Southeastern Masonic Symposium and the call to action we all have. Stay tuned…

 Whence Came You? - 0435 - Get Some Entitlement | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:25

This week, we explore a paper on what Freemasonry means in the context of Rosicrucianism. What are you Due as a Mason? Titles? Honors? Lapel pins? This 1940s author didn't think so. Next, we’ll look at an issue that’s largely politicized, Entitlement…but what happens when we de-politicize it and talk about tackling it the Masonic way? We’ll wrap it up with a piece defining Masonic Education from a Past Grand Master of Washington in 1943. 

 Whence Came You? - 0434 - The Freemason Utopia in 2050? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:22

This week, we’ll get a glimpse into the dreams of a legendary Masonic Researcher and writer, Silas H. Shepherd. He dreamt of the future where Freemasonry is gone…what did it leave behind? We’ll expose a tale of an epic poem on the skull and the man who turned a friars skull into a drinking cup. We’ll wrap with a piece from Illustrious Bro. Harrison. How do you get your 33˚ taken away? Well, …you’ll have to stay tuned in to find out. Thanks for listening and have a great week!

 Whence Came You? - 0433 - Is Freemasonry a Spiritual Ritual? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:27

This week, we ask  a question about the practice of Freemasonry…Is it a spiritual practice? We'll hear from Illustrious Brother Harrison in an all new Masonic Minute…Would you give up Masonry to be the President of the United States? We’ll wrap it up with a piece published in 1941, Is Freemasonry’s main job to "make men"? App extras include the papers we read. Thanks for listening and have an amazing week!!!


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