The knotted rope is an ancient Masonic Symbol commonly associated with the Tessellated Border[I], which in modern times is represented by a series of contiguous equilateral triangles extending around the perimeter of the Lodge floor[II]. Mackey[III], speaking on the Tessellated Border states: “The French call it “la houpe dentelee,” which is literally the “indented tessel”; … Read more
Russell Race (left) with the Principals of the East Kent Provincial Grand Stewards’ Chapter No 5866 A large gathering of Royal Arch Freemasons was recently treated to an insight into the musical tastes and personal history of a very senior Freemason – Russell Race. Though his Masonic origins were in East Kent, Russell has risen … Read more
When being asked, what would be the value of a diamond, mostly everybody answers in terms of higher amounts of money. A poor wanderer in the desert, in need of a cup of water, would probably give a better answer to this question, because he reflects of value in a different way. “Most valuable” for him means, “serving his needs and desires best”.