The Tylers Toast – Long Version – by Rudyard Kipling

Reading Time: < 1 minute ‘Are your glasses all charged in the West and the South?’ the Worshipful Master cried! ‘All charged in the West’ ‘All charged in the South’ Came the Wardens’ prompt reply. Then to our final toast tonight, our glasses freely drain, Happy to meet, sorry to part, happy to meet again. The mason’s social brotherhood around … Read more


Reading Time: 3 minutes Many times since I became a member of this grand fraternity, I have in retrospective moments, asked myself, why I am proud to be a Mason and I dwell upon those things that Masonry has brought before me. The feelings of warmth, friendship, and potential comfort in times of distress are always with me, yet they seem to appear most readily in lodge.