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The Winding Stairs Freemasonry Podcast | Created by a Freemason for those interested in the Study of Freemasonry and the Art of Self Improvement

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What is Freemasonry? Are the Freemasons really a Secret Society? How can the Masonic Journey transform a good man into a better man? The honorable fraternity of Freemasonry has endured for centuries and has been present in some of the greatest moments in modern history. What sets Masons apart from an ordinary man? The answer to these and many questions are explained in this Masonic Podcast. Created by a Master Mason for Masons and those interested in knowing more about Masonry and the Art of Self improvement.

What is Freemasonry? Are the Freemasons really a Secret Society? How can the Masonic Journey transform a good man into a better man? The honorable fraternity of Freemasonry has endured for centuries and has been present in some of the greatest moments in modern history. What sets Masons apart from an ordinary man? The answer to these and many questions are explained in this Masonic Podcast. Created by a Master Mason for Masons and those interested in knowing more about Masonry and the Art of Self improvement.

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Kissimmee, FL

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What is Freemasonry? Are the Freemasons really a Secret Society? How can the Masonic Journey transform a good man into a better man? The honorable fraternity of Freemasonry has endured for centuries and has been present in some of the greatest moments in modern history. What sets Masons apart from an ordinary man? The answer to these and many questions are explained in this Masonic Podcast. Created by a Master Mason for Masons and those interested in knowing more about Masonry and the Art of Self improvement.

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English

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Episodes

Start Small | Masonic Education

9/25/2019
Mentioned in this episode: Join our Applied Freemasonry program. Support for The Winding Stairs Freemasonry Podcast This program is made possible in part by the generous support of our exclusive group of supporters on Patreon.com In this episode, we would like to extend a special thanks to: Bill ShortStephen JohnstonToby Purisima Your support helps us share more Light with Brothers around the world. Thank you! Look what our Supporters have Unlocked! When you choose to join our...

Duration:00:25:31

Freemasonry Down Under | The Lost Interview

8/28/2019
Freemasonry Down Under | The Uniqueness of Australian Masonry Freemasonry down under may be slightly different than what you may think. The structure of the organization is very interesting in a way that allows for the ritual to be separate from the administrative side of Masonry. For example, Victoria Freemasons have a CEO who handles the business side of the organization. Interestingly enough, in 2016 this male-only organization was led by a woman. In this episode of The Winding Stairs,...

Duration:00:28:11

A Freemason and a Gentleman

8/20/2019
Is a Freemason a Gentleman? It is said that Freemasonry takes good men and makes them better. When applied effectively, any man who follows the tenets of Freemasonry will begin to resemble more and more what we call a gentleman. But, are all Masons gentlemen? Of course not. Just like not all religious people are saints. However, if we are putting to practice what we learn in Freemasonry, we are surely on our way to being regarded as gentlemen. On this episode of The Winding Stairs, I share...

Duration:01:08:26

Amity and Beyond

8/12/2019
Have you ever been traveling and thought to yourself “I wonder if there is a Lodge nearby.”? Don’t you wish that you knew which Lodges are near you, when they meet, and if they are in amity with your Grand Lodge? Well, if you own a smartphone, you can do all that and more today! In this episode, of TWS I have a candid conversation with Brothers Jeremy Barnes & Michael Radigan, the Brothers behind the convenient app called Amity. We discuss how it started, how it’s used today, and what are...

Duration:00:43:54

Illuminati Mysteries Revealed

8/5/2019
Although pop culture has a very twisted idea of what The Order of the Illuminati really is or was, there is scholarly work being done today by prominent historian and researchers. Fortunately, some of these professionals are Brothers and have done amazing work at documenting this history and revealing some of the mysteries that tie it to Freemasonry. In this episode of The Winding Stairs, we have a conversation with Brother Josef Wages to discuss his scholarly work on dusting off the...

Duration:00:24:56

Virtual Freemasonry

7/31/2019
Virtual Freemasonry A replacement for traditional Lodges? In the 21st Century, there is no shortage of technologies that can facilitate communication. With the advent of social media, many people have resorted to getting less and less involved in physical activities and social events. Among the changes we have seen with the adoption of social media as a "replacement" for human interaction, is a growth in the number of people that resort to Virtual Freemasonry as their number one source of...

Duration:00:48:20

Masonic Music for Lodge

7/22/2019
Masonic Music for Lodges A few episodes ago we sat down for a conversation with Brother Joscar Poerschke, composer and pianist. This talented Brother has put together a collection of music designed to accompany our beautiful rituals. When played by an experienced musician or simply by playing it through a Bluetooth speaker, these songs have the potential of elevating the ritual experience to another level. We hope you enjoy the insights Brother Joscar shared about his creative process and...

Duration:00:13:58

Meaningful Lodge Experience

7/15/2019
How does a Meaningful Lodge Experience look like? When you first set foot into a stated meeting as a Master Mason, was the experience everything you expected it to be? Do you think that your Lodge's meetings have room for improvement? On this episode of The Winding Stairs, I sit down with Bro. Manny Lozada of Orange Blossom Lodge No. 80 in Sunny Kissimmee, Florida. We had a conversation about how we can make our Lodge meetings more memorable and meaningful. Listen as we share some small...

Duration:00:35:23

Illuminated Documentary | a conversation with Bro:. Johnny Royal

7/7/2019
In this episode, I sit down for a conversation with a very talented Brother who is a composer, writer, and film-maker. As the Director and Producer of films like 33 & Beyond and the upcoming documentary titled “Illuminated”, Bro:. Royal pulls back the curtain on Fraternal Orders like Freemasonry and the Illuminati with accuracy and impeccable style. Support for The Winding Stairs Freemasonry Podcast This program is made possible in part by the generous support of our exclusive group of...

Duration:00:34:55

Masonic Lodge Secretary with Bro Robert Marshall

6/30/2019
Masonic Lodge Secretary The Masonic Lodge Secretary is one of the Lodge Officer positions. A very challenging Masonic leadership position that could be incredibly fulfilling when performed in an organized manner. In this episode of The Winding Stairs Freemasonry Podcast, the secretary of Waco Lodge No.92 -Bro:. Robert Marshall- joins us for a conversation about being a Masonic Lodge Secretary, Masonic Leadership, and some of the challenges that come with these responsibilities. Support for...

Duration:00:29:46

Masonic Ritual Music | A Conversation with Composer Joscar Poerschke

3/2/2019
Masonic Ritual Music may not be prominent in today's Lodges, but being one of the most evolved Liberal Arts, it can have a profound effect in an initiates experience. Join me as I share an amazing composition for Piano by W. B. Joscar Poerschke that can be used in your Lodge Ritual today.

Duration:00:33:06

TWS 042 100 Days | A Conversation with Robert Bone of In The Chair Podcast

6/28/2018
100 Days | A Conversation with Robert Bone of In The Chair Podcast When we are about to start something we've never done before, we often feel overwhelmed. But why should we go through so much trouble, when so many others have gone this way before us? On this episode of The Winding Stairs, we have a conversation with W:. Bro. Robert Bone, host of In The Chair Podcast. Brother Bone is a professional magician and mind-reader and on this episode, he shares some of the techniques he has...

Duration:00:37:05

TWS 041 Building Blocks

4/19/2017
Do you love Masonry? Do you love playing with Lego Building Blocks? If you answered yes to these two seemingly disparate questions, then you are up for a treat! On this episode of The Winding Stairs, I speak with Bro. Joshua Poole about a proposed model of The House of The Temple, which has the potential of being added to the Architecture line of Legos. The good thing is that you can help us make this a reality. To vote for the House of the Temple Set, visit:...

Duration:00:18:50

TWS 040 Know Thyself | A Conversation with Bro. Michael Schiavello

12/29/2016
Do you know yourself? Really, think about it... Do you really know yourself? http://www.TheWindingStairs.com/KnowThyselfBook I had the pleasure of sitting with Bro. Michael "The Voice" Schiavello to speak about the proper way to use the lessons of Freemasonry (What some may call the Secrets of Freemasonry) to improve one's life. The lessons that have been part of Freemasons for centuries have left an indelible mark in our society, and to incorporate those lessons into our lives should be...

Duration:00:39:12

TWS 039 22 Months | A Conversation with Bro. Jon Ruark

12/20/2016
22 Months | A Conversation with Bro. Jon Ruark On this episode of The Winding Stairs, we finalize our conversation about One Day Classes by confronting our opinion with hard facts. Bro. Jon Ruark conducted a comprehensive survey of Freemasonry Membership and participation for this very purpose. On this episode, we will discuss reasons why One Day Classes may not work, When are ODCs appropriate and what can be done to increase participation and a sense of satisfaction from the members of the...

Duration:00:37:41

TWS 038 Blue Lightning

12/14/2016
Blue Lightning | A Conversation with Bro. Chris Hodapp On this episode of The Winding Stairs, we tackle a very contentious topic, One Day Classes. I recently asked The Winding Stairs Facebook Group Members "What is your opinion about One Day Classes in Freemasonry?" and the result was shocking. Not only did I discover that the majority of respondents had a negative opinion regarding One Day Classes, but many held some sort of animosity towards Brothers who have joined the fraternity in this...

Duration:00:35:39

TWS 032 Behave Like A Mason

11/10/2016
Behave Like a Mason The 4 Places you are expected to behave like a Mason Where should we behave like a Mason? The answer should be simple, Everywhere. However, I selected four places where your behavior as a Mason can have a rippling effect. The benefits derived from behaving as a Mason in these specific circumstances will yield exponential benefits to your life. During this episode of The Winding Stairs Freemasonry Podcast, I reveal the project that has kept me busy for the best part of...

Duration:00:27:39

TWS 037 Drinking from The Fire Hose | One Day Classes

8/26/2016
On this episode of The Winding Stairs, we tackle a very contentious topic, One Day Classes. I recently asked The Winding Stairs Facebook Group Members "What is your opinion about One Day Classes in Freemasonry?" and the result was shocking. Not only did I discover that the majority of respondents had a negative opinion regarding One Day Classes, but many held some sort of animosity towards Brothers who have joined the fraternity in this manner. Dismayed by the negative dynamics that I...

Duration:00:26:33

TWS 035 Living Stones |A Conversation with Robert Herd (2/2)

1/28/2016
Living Stones A conversation with Robert Herd On this episode of The Winding Stairs, we have a conversation with Brother Robert Herd, publisher of Living Stones Magazine. Bro. Herd discusses his early days in Freemasonry, the importance of the Liberal Arts and Sciences in Freemasonry. For those Brothers who may not be getting from their Lodge what they expected when they initially joined, there is sound advice to make your experience significantly better. On this episode we discuss Bro....

Duration:00:23:15

TWS 034 Living Stones | A Conversation with Robert Herd

12/30/2015
Living Stones A conversation with Robert Herd On this episode of The Winding Stairs, we have a conversation with Brother Robert Herd, publisher of Living Stones Magazine. Bro. Herd discusses his early days in Freemasonry, the importance of the Liberal Arts and Sciences in Freemasonry. For those Brothers who may not be getting from their Lodge what they expected when they initially joined, there is sound advice to make your experience significantly better. This is episode 1 of 2 from a very...

Duration:00:24:43