Masonic Blogs – The Magpie Mason

The Magpie Mason is a niche internet microcelebrity who writes, with occasional flashes of superficial cleverness, about Freemasonry’s current events and history; literature and art; philosophy and pipe smoking.

​He is a Past Master who tiles Publicity Lodge 1000 and attends at the altar of The American Lodge of Research, both in New York City. He is a past president of the Masonic Society, which you should join now.

Website: http://themagpiemason.blogspot.com/

TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2022

‘Dusting off the Pot of Incense’

For the second time in two weeks, the Master of my lodge called on me to lead an educational discussion for the brethren.

This is a very singular occurrence! Publicity Lodge actually didn’t hold an in-person meeting last night, opting instead for a Zoom gathering as New York City adjusts to the latest virus variant. (Only a few of us seem to understand how these variants will vary in perpetuity, so we might as well resume normalcy, but that’s another story.)

Because my talk on mindfulness exercise last month on St. John’s Day went over okay, I thought I should double down and dust off my old presentation on the Pot of Incense as a Masonic symbol…

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