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The Book Of Jared
Omnia autem probate quod bonum est tenete

Overview for Masonic

I learned a valuable lesson today...

I rented a car to drive from Chicago to Las Vegas, about a 22 hour drive. In the end, I discovered that the car's registration had expired and all four tires were completely bald. What should have been a 22 hour drive, at worst 26, ended up taking more than thirty. In returning the car, I was sleep deprived, upset, and in a foul mood...

Written by Jared on Monday June 22, 2015
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Come all ye sons of God...

One of the reasons I became a Freemason is because of the fraternity I felt with my brother masons. I know I should feel that same affection for my brothers in the priesthood, but I don't, and I wanted to look at why I don't.

Written by Jared on Monday June 15, 2015
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Time to get a grip...

Galations 2:9 refers to the "right hand of fellowship." Modern freemasons have "grips" or handshakes that are taught to initiates, and Latter-day Saints have similar grips in our temple ceremonies. What are these grips, what is their purpose?

Written by Jared on Wednesday June 10, 2015
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