Category Archives: Symbolism

Why we use symbols?

Masonic symbology was used in past centuries, not due as much to Masonic secrecy, (as many people believe), but due to the fact that most of the world’s population was illiterate. During the Dark Ages, the Middle Ages, and through … Continue reading

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The Gavel and the Chisel

These two tools are used to impose the worker’s will on a block of stone. Masons strike their chisel with the gavel to create the shape that they imagine for the stone. The gavel is associated with the active will. … Continue reading

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All-Seing Eye

The ‘All-Seeing Eye’ is an important Masonic symbol. It represents rhe omnipresence and watchfulness of the Supreme Being (or God). ‘The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good’ (Proverbs 15:3). It … Continue reading

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The letter G

The Masonic letter G  reminds us that our every act is done in the sight of the Great Architect of the Universe.   “By letters four and science five, this “G” aright doth stand, in due Art and Proportion; you have your answer, … Continue reading

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