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WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF BEING PART OF A “REGULAR” MASONIC LODGE?

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WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF BEING PART OF A “REGULAR” MASONIC LODGE?Freemasonry is, at its core, an initiatory experience. Its primary purpose is to provide initiation through the ritual, and, through an engaging collective, provide a brother with the needed support to continue his journey into light.
It provides a ‘worthy’ candidate with an experience that is meant to be transformative, an experience that opens his psyche to ‘see’ the world in a different way. Initiation into Freemasonry should be a life-altering experience. For Freemasonry to achieve this objective, it must utilize Masonic bodies that are “Ancient, Regular, and Accepted” Grand Lodges recognized worldwide. This is because: - The use of ancient and accepted rites of ritual that has been transmitted from time immemorial holds the key to the initiatory experience. These rituals must exclude novelty; alterations made by self-styled Masonic bodies that are subject to the whims and desires of self-serving individuals. - The …