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INTO THE LIVES OF OTHERS
"All that we send into the lives of others comes back to our own."
In words, symbols, and allegory, Masonry stresses this great truth.
Masonry is the science of morality, and through the study of right-living, establishes its high purpose of making men "wiser, better, and consequently happier."
But let us forever keep in mind that the sending out works two ways. Good begets good and evil begets evil. The reaping is the direct result of the sowing.
There is the choice of materials offered the candidate as he stands in the northeast corner of the lodge and with it he has the right to choose that which disappears as a shadow or that which defies the onslaught of time. The erected edifice is the direct result of the materials that he sent out for the construction of the Temple.
Is not Masonry in truth then a Moral Science?
"Light-hearted" means free from anxiety- the sending out of those things which will not come back as burdensome regrets and which will bind the heart and conscience.
Take it the other way. To send out burdens of hate into the lives of others is to carry around with us the chains of oppression.
What do we seek in a "foreign country?" That which is the source of all good, that which will be safe to send out because its reappearance in our own lives will carry it The Blessings of Heaven.
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