#Freemasonry

Starting My Masonic Journey

Posted on Jul 25, 2019 by Brad Meyer

I finally decided it was time to join the Freemasons here in California.  And, as with many who make that decision, there were many factors that shaped my desire to become part of the one of the oldest fraternities in the world. First, was time.  I knew I needed the time to devote to the craft and my Silicon Valley lifestyle and time demands didn’t really allow for too many extracurricular activities.  I recently retired from the 9 to 5 (more like 7 am – 9...
What is Freemasonry?

What is Freemasonry?

Posted on Jan 10, 2020 by Brad Meyer

When I think about how I have progressed in Freemasonry over the past 5 years, I often wonder what the purpose of the organization is. Modern Freemasonry seems sometimes like another social club where we argue about potato salad and coleslaw at times, but this is really just the surface of a greater and complex system that is truly the purpose of Freemasonry.  First of all, many Masons come through the doors of Freemasonry having no idea what it is they are getting into....