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TWS 004 : Veiled in Allegory

The Winding Stairs Episode 4: Veiled in Allegory The action of veiling the teachings of Freemasonry behind a veil of Allegory has various reasons. Very powerful ones. Freemasonry is described elegantly as a Science of Morality, Veiled in Allegory and Illustrated by Symbols. If there is nothing sinister in a science of morality, then why should it be veiled? On this episode we explore the reasons behind the allegorical teaching method and how well it works with the human mind. We introduce two new segments to our program: Masonic History Masonic Conspiracies by Bro:. Robert Johnson from Whence Came You? Podcast. Masonic History Masonic Apron Protects County Documents During the civil war, In Brunswick County Virginia, an act of benevolence,...

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TWS 003 : A Solid Foundation: What makes a man a good fit to become a Mason?

The Winding Stairs Podcast: Episode 3 What makes a man a good fit to become a Mason? In the construction of a building, the stability and suitability of the foundation is crucial in its longevity; Similarly, the moral, social and spiritual upbringing of a man can be described as his foundation and what makes him suitable to become and remain a Freemason. Details from the painting titled "Strong Foundation". Original oil painting on canvas by artist Juan 'ONE' Sepulveda. Masonic Education Revisited In episode 2 of The Winding Stairs (http://TheWindingStairs.com/002) we discuss various ways in which a man can acquire Masonic Light. Among them we discuss the continuous study of Masonic Literature, which today has become more accessible than ever,...

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Learn about Freemasonry while you drive

The Winding Stairs Podcast allows you to listen to Masonic Topics, while on the go. Learn about the history of Freemasonry, Masonic News or topics related to Self Improvement. We are truly fortunate to live in the era that we do. We virtually have access to the world's knowledge, in the palm of our hands. With the accessibility offered by smart phones, tablets and computers, we can learn about various topics or enjoy our favorite music while doing other things. Imagine being able to learn about what is happening in the world of Freemasonry, while you are doing other tasks around the house... or perhaps you have the healthy habit of taking an afternoon stroll or jogging in the morning....

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TWS 001 : How does a Mason become more patient? Flagship Episode: Patience

We are very excited to introduce a new source of Light within The Winding Stairs. A program dedicated to the study of the history of Freemasonry, Masonic News and the Art of Self Improvement. Hosted by Juan ONE Sepulveda Thank you for joining me in this program. The Winding Stairs Podcast is intended to be a documentation of a journey, which we can enjoy together. This journey is one of discovery and growth. Who Am I? I am a professional artist and Master Mason, who is very interested in the history of Freemasonry and the application of its tenets for self improvements. What qualifies me to create a program about Freemasonry? Although I began my Masonic Career rather recently (2009)...

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Purposefully Virtuous Man: Patience

One step up the stairs of self-improvement is to be aware of virtues which we can develop further in ourselves. Is patience a virtue? Perhaps it isn't, but it is the result of a collection of successfully exercised virtues. To fully explain this, I think it is prudent to go to the source; To the definition of the word and its origin. Merriam-Webster defines PATIENT as follows*: bearing pains or trials calmly or without complaint manifesting forbearance under provocation or strain not hasty or impetuous steadfast despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity The first definition alludes to the virtue of Fortitude. That strength of character that allows a man to persevere in spite of the obstacles or discomfort of his endeavor....

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