Short Talk Bulletins

The Short Talk Bulletins are published monthly and are available in the following categories:

  • Leadership
  • Entered Apprentice
  • Fellowcraft
  • Master Mason
  • About Individuals
  • Body of the Craft
  • Bypaths
  • Civic and Patriotic
  • Historical
  • Inspiration & Charity
  • In the Lodge Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Religion and Ethics
  •  Symbols & Symbolism
  • The War and After

Short Talk Bulletins are $2.00 each plus S&H. Please email MSA at [email protected] with selections and receive an invoice.

Complete Collection of The Short Talk Bulletins

S. Brent Morris, PM, Editor

Volume I, From 1923 to 1937, is reprinted and available if two other volumes were ordered.
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Volume II—From 1938 to 1952
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Volume III—From 1953 to 1967
330MM Master Mason Edition……………………………..Out of Stock
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Volume IV—From 1968 to 1982

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Volume V—From 1983 to 2002

340MM  Master Mason, Volume IV………………………..Out of Stock
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Volume VI—From 2003 to 2017

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Complete Set of Short Talk Bulletins

A complete set of individual Short Talk Bulletins (1923 thru 2015)  can be purchased for  US $448.00 (plus shipping and handling).

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Short Talk Bulletins – Leadership

10-78Attracting Masonic Leaders
12-10Courage in the East (A Time for Change)
 2-87Dare To Be Different
6-12‘Hierarchy of Needs’ and Masonic Membership
 3-96Ideas and Leadership
 4-13Importance of Degrees – A Vignette
 5-67Keeper of the Springs
 9-79Leadership is Expected and Respected
12-07Leadership: It Must Be Given Away
 9-14Lumber and Ashlars
 7-94Masonic Leadership
1-79Masonic Maturity
 1-81Masonic Public Relations
2-88Master as Manager
10-83Seminar Techniques that Work
5-15Seven Deadly Cynics
 6-47Sword in the Stone, The
 8-66Short “Short Talks” for Special Occasions
 7-79To Exist-or to Live
1-15The Winning Edge
8-15Where Have All the Past Masters Gone?
 3-83Who Leads the Leader?
12-61Youth Programs for Boys and Girls

Short Talk Bulletins – Entered Apprentice

 6-32Apron, The
 3-63Be Particularly Careful
 3-65Blazing Star
 3-26Cable-Tow, The
 5-24Compasses, The
 9-61First Lesson, The
11-31“Free and Accepted”
10-77Good and Wholesome Instruction
 3-24Holy Bible, The
11-27Lambskin Apron, The
 2-26Lesser Lights
12-27Lodge The
 3-61Movable and Immovable
10-27Northeast Corner, The
 8-31Point Within a Circle
11-23Rite of Destitution, The
 4-33Rite of Discalceation, The
 8-33Rough and Perfect
 4-25Swaddling Clothes
11-77Temperance, Fortitude and Prudence
 7-32Trestle-Board and Tracing Board
 9-33Twenty-Four Inch Gauge

Short Talk Bulletins – Fellowcraft

 7-91Amos, What Seest Thou?
 1-78Antiquity of Geometry, The
 3-64Attentive Ear, The
 8-30Corn, Wine and Oil
 3-28Faith, Progress and Reward
 4-96Five Noble Orders of Architecture, The
 9-10History of the Five Orders of Architecture, Part 1
10-10History of the Five Orders of Architecture, Part 2
 6-33Letter “G’ The
 6-24Level and Plumb, The
 5-34Masonic Geometry
 5-44Seven Liberal Arts and Sciences
 6-27So Mote It Be
 4-24Square, The
12-43Square, Level and Plumb
 2-68“We Work In Speculative Masonry”
 7-03Winding Staircase, The Symbolism of
 1-32Winding Stairs, The
11-71“Wise and Serious Truths”

Short Talk Bulletins – Master Mason

 8-23Book of Constitutions Guarded by the Tiler’s Sword
 5-31Five Points
11-28Foreign Countries
10-3047th Problem, The
10-37Grand Lodge
10-35Grand Masters’ Power
 2-34Hiram Abif
10-89Hiramic Legend, The
 6-35Hour Glass and Scythe
11-82Legend of Hiram Abiff, The Importance of the
 5-28Legend of the Lost Word, The
 7-29Lodge and Grand Lodge Organization
 5-62Master Mason
 2-33Master’s Wages,  A
4-12Most Excellent King Solomon
 5-35Pot of Incense
 8-29Powers of the Worshipful Master, The
 7-73Put a Log on the Fire
 9-27Ruffians, The
 9-64Seat Among the Brethren, A
11-32Sprig of Acacia
11-62Stairway and a Ladder, A
 2-62Symbolism: The Circle

Short Talk Bulletins – About Individuals

10-47Ashmole, Elias
 9-77Baichen, Bernt
11-12Ben Franklin Meets Voltaire
12-04Berlin, Irving
 3-82Brother Francis Bellamy
 6-23Burns, Robert
 8-76Bushnell, David, Revolutionary Patriot
 9-67Captain and His Lady, The
 1-14Carl H. Claudy
12-05Cerza, Alphonse
 5-03Churchill, Winston S.
 1-85Cody, Buffalo Bill
 6-83Cross, Jeremy Ladd
 5-32Dedicating the Memorial
 2-61Denslow, Ray Vaughn
 6-04Desaguliers and the Enlightenment
 9-36Doolittle Pictures
 8-95Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
 4-55Drummond, Josiah Hayden
 5-73Ellery, William
7-01Fleming, Sir Alexander
 2-92Fox, George L.
11-76Francisco, Peter, The Virginia Giant
 1-74Franklin, Benjamin
10-33Franklin, Benjamin, Freemason
 4-04Gillette, King
 9-32Goethe, Freemason
 6-74Hancock, John
 2-78Hahn, Conrad, In Memoriam
 9-23Harding, Warren, G., Freemason
 5-11Haydn, Joseph – Freemasonry and the Creation
 2-57Haywood, Harry LeRoy
 1-75Hewes, Joseph
 1-64“His Death was Untimely”
 5-75Hooper, William
 4-98Jones, John Paul
10-92King, Ernest J.
10-64Kipling and Masonry
 5-09Knox, Henry
12-02Lafayette, Brother
 4-34Lafayette, Where was Made a Mason?
 8-04Lahey, Dr. Frank H.
 3-69Land, Frank S. — DeMolay Dad No. I
 8-77Lessing, G.E.: The Conscience of German Freemasonry
12-96Lewis and Clark
5-02Lloyd, Harold
 2-36Mackey, Albert Gallatin
2-15The Mackinac Bridge-Over Troubled Waters
 7-55Marshall, John
 6-75Masonic Signers of the Declaration
 1-57Masons Signing Declaration of Independence
11-08Monroe, James
 5-57Morris, Rob
 2-94Newton, Joseph Fort, DD.
 6-56Oliver, Dr. George, Father of Masonic Literature
 7-33Our Masonic Presidents
 9-74Paine, Robert Treat
 3-07Palmer, Nathaniel
6-02Payens, Hugh de
1-02Peale, Charles Wilson
 7-23Pike, Albert
 1-96Pike, Albert-Man of Fire
 6-90Pike, Albert-The Man Not The Myth
 2-23Preston, William
 9-97Price, Henry
12-09Ream, Vinne (Friend of Albert Pike)
 1-23Revere, Paul
 8-75Rizal, Jose
 5-06Roberts, Allen E.
11-02Robinson, “Yankee”
 7-07Rogers, Will
11-00Roosevelt, Theodore
 6-76Salomon, Haym, Financier of the Revolution
 4-41Sayer, Anthony, Gentleman
 8-42Seven Great Masons
 6-06Skelton, Red
11-97Sousa, John Philip
 2-77Spalding, Lyman, M.D.
 9-73Stockton, Richard
10-04Storm, William George
 3-87Tadasu Hayashi
7-15That Other Guy Named Albert
 1-04Thomas, Dave
8-05Thomas, Lowell
 7-50Three Famous Masonic Charlatans
 5-55“True Masonic Chart”
 3-73Truman, M.W. Harry S.
5-05Wallace, Lew
 2-75Walton, George
 6-91Warren, Joseph, Martyr of Bunker Hill
 2-32Washington, Facts for Speakers About
11-98Washington, Some Personal Facts
 4-76Washington, the Friend of Masonry
10-52Washington, the Man
 2-91Washington, A Truly Remarkable Man, Part I
 3-91Washington, A Truly Remarkable Man, Part II
 6-38Webb, Thomas Smith
6-15What Would George Washington Do?
 4-74Whipple, William
 4-68Young Man Who Lisped, The

Short Talk Bulletins – Body of the Craft

 1-35Ahiman Rezon
 1-92Alas, My Brother!
 7-00American-Canadian Grand Lodge
 8-88Ancient Symbolic Penalties
 5-56Cipher Rituals
 5-60European Grand Lodges
 2-95Forever Conceal and Never Reveal
 5-86Foundation Stone, A
 3-34Foundations of Masonic Law
 9-45“Fraternal Correspondent”
 8-48Fraternal Recognition
 3-95Freemason, The Regular
 8-07Freemasonry, Basic
 4-69Freemasonry’s Platform
11-14Freemasonry and Technology
 9-11Freemasonry’s Values
 1-48Free Will and Accord
11-65Future of Masonic Education, The
 4-56Geography of the Ritual
4-15Gold in Them Thar Words
11-51Grand Lodge Seals
12-56Grand Lodges are Different
 1-65Grand Masters’ Conference, The
 6-63Grand Representatives
11-30Honors from the Graft
10-14How is Your Lodge Perceived?
12-03Israel, Grand Lodge of
 8-49Introduction-What It Means
 7-35Jurisdictional Contrasts
 2-35Lewis and Louveteau
 6-48Lodge is Born
 1-86Lodge Visitation-A Privilege
 3-37Making a Mason “at Sight”
 4-36Many Men, Many Minds
 3-93Masonic Expectations
 8-36Masonic Honors
10-67Masonic Honors, More About
 1-03Masonic Landmarks
12-50Masonic Speakers and Speeches
12-51Masonic Titles
 3-55Materials in the Ritual
 9-44Membership Contrasts
 5-38Nine More Questions
 3-38Nine Questions
 7-53No Royal Road
 3-11Observing the Craft
12-37“Old Order Changeth”
11-03One-Day Classes
 9-66Past Master Honoris Causa?
 2-54“Please Tell Me…”
 7-13Quarry Project
 3-57Quatuor Coronati, No. 2076
 1-91Relationship Between Lodges and Grand Lodge
 4-65Right To Reprint, The
10-54Rights & Privileges of a Master Mason
 1-34Ritual Differences
7-02Schaw’s Freemasonry
 8-63Some Lodges Are Different
 8-58Some Misconceptions About Freemasonry
 6-86Standard of Masonic Conduct
 9-29Sugar Coating Masonic Education
 8-69Swiss Masonry
10-44“To Change Times and Laws”
 5-10True Secret Word of a Master Masonc
11-63Universal Masonry?
 1-08Using Masonry
 5-63What Can You Tell?
12-63What Did You Expect?
 2-31What Do You Know About Masonry?
 8-65What Does Freemasonry Offer The World?
 3-59What Should a Mason Know About Masonry?
12-77What’s Your Answer?

Short Talk Bulletins – Bypaths

 8-83An Assessment of M.S.A.
 3-84“And Give Them Proper Instruction”
 3-40At Midnight
 8-11Boy Scouts of America – Awards
 8-94Children and Drugs
 9-94Children and Drugs Part II
 4-94Colour Symbolism in Freemasonry
 6-14Common Lessons from Masonry, Scouting
 3-08DeMolay: Look Forward
10-63Days of Wine and Roses, The
10-98DeMolay, Thoughts to Share
 9-91DeMolay’s Relationship to Freemasonry
 07-09Digitizing Masonic Records
 1-89Drug and Alcohol Abuse: A, Masonic Response
 5-92Drug and Alcohol Abuse Problem: Lodges Can Help
 9-00Feast of Tishri, The
 6-10Freemasonry – A Gift
 4-07Freemasonry and College Fraternities
 6-10Freemasonry and College Students
11-90Freemasonry and Public Education
12-97Freemasonry and Scouting
 4-46Freemasonry and the Sea
 6-09Freemasonry Enters the 21st Century
 3-04Freemasonry in Today’s World
 5-40Freemasonry of Utopia
 2-42Freemasonry’s Monument
11-99Freemasonry and Society
11-83Freemasonry, Youth and You
 2-97Healing Crippled Hearts
6-05Idaho Welcome
 5-81Highest Hills and Lowest Vales
 5-01Investing in Freemasonry
 2-80Invisible Lodge, The
 8-01Invisible Lodge, The (2001 Update)
 8-03Islam and Freemasonry
 3-74Knights of Columbus, Our Relations with
10-91Ladies at the Table
10-73Layman Looks at Masonry, A
 2-44Lodge of Silence
 5-95Masonic Amateur “Ham” Radio
 7-46Masonic Dream
 3-00Masonic “Fire”
 3-02Masonic Funeral Planning
11-36Masonic Goat
 2-98Masonic Information Center (1997 Report)
 2-99Masonic Information Center (1998 Report)
 2-00Masonic Information Center (1999 Report)
 2-01Masonic Information Center (2000 Report)
 2-02Masonic Information Center (2001 Report)
 2-03Masonic Information Center (2002 Report)
 2-04Masonic Information Center (2003 Report)
 2-05Masonic Information Center (2004 Report)
 2-06Masonic Information Center (2005 Report)
 2-07Masonic Information Center (2006 Report)
 2-08Masonic Information Center (2007 Report)
 2-09Masonic Information Center (2008 Report)
 2-10Masonic Information Center (2009 Report)
 2-11Masonic Information Center (2010 Report)
2-12Masonic Information Center (2011 Report)
 3-89Masonic Medical Research Lab
 1-01Masonic Medical Research Lab (2001)
 1-06Masonic Medical Research Lab (2006)
 5-90Masonic Misconceptions, Some
10-51Masonic Myths
11-04Masonic Poetry, Some
 5-96Masonic Postcards
 1-49Masonic Postage Stamps
 7-90Masonic Renewal Task Force Reports
 9-81Masonic Sites in Historic Philadelphia
 9-93Masonic Trivia (and Facts)
 9-47Masonry and Music
 5-87“Masons Care About Children”
 9-34Master’s Hat
10-43Master’s Jewel Speaks
11-15Master’s Wages
 2-93Memorial, George Washington Masonic National
 6-31Menagerie of Masonry
 5-04Military and Freemasonry, The
12-11National Museum of the Marine Corps
 7-89National Sojourners
 5-78A New Delight
 6-46Numerology of Masonry
 8-80Parable of the Cherry Tree
 4-78Petitioner Knocks, The
 1-97Philalethes Society, The
12-26Power and the Glory
9-15September Masonry and the Art of Fly Fishing
 5-97Shriners Hospitals — 75th Anniversary
12-93“Sins of Our Masonic Fathers”
 3-56Three Chaplains
 4-86Travel in Foreign Countries
 5-39Unknown Mason
 6-08The Warrior Poet
 3-78“What I Learned in Freemasonry”
 8-78Whatever Happened to the Written Word?
 4-99Where Freedom Speaks
 6-87Widow and The Craft, The
9-12Widows and Orphans: Reflections on an Obligation

Short Talk Bulletins – Civic and Patriotic

 1-69“Arise and Fear No Danger” (Washington)
11-42Bill of Rights and Freemasonry
 4-87Blessings of Liberty. The
10-15Bringing Peace, Harmony to Troubled World
 8-96Collingwood — Library and Museum
 2-37Constitution and Freemasonry
 7-43Declaration of Independence
 2-74Declaration, The Inevitable
 9-31Enlightening the Profane
 1-42Flag in Lodge
 9-90Flag Speaks, The
 8-87Flag Tributes
 6-674 July 1776
 7-24Fourth of July
03-09Franklin – Freemasonry and the Enlightenment
11-54Freemasonry and Civil Law
 5-61Freemasonry and Freedom
 1-73Great Triumvirate of Patriots, The
 7-25Guns of ’75
 8-39How We Grew
 6-77Law Enforcement
 6-64Let Freedom Ring
 7-68Little Bit of Flag Wavin’, A
 6-29Mason as a Citizen
11-47Masonic Calendar
 4-39Masonic Population
 3-32Masonic World
 1-77Masonry and America
 9-38Masonry and Politics
 5-29Masonry and Publicity
 8-84Masonry and the Statue of Liberty
10-24Masonry in Business
 7-26Mason’s Flag
11-61Morality and Freedom
 2-51Noblesse Oblige
7-05O Say Can You Sing?
 4-23Our Public Schools
 2-76Price of Independence, The
 7-14Real Worldwide Masonic Conspiracy
 4-30Reputation of the Fraternity
 7-42“Stars of Glory”
 8-54Tell the Applicant
12-30Tell the World
 5-77Thoughts on Memorial Day
 6-28Valley Forge
11-70Where Do We Go From Here?


Short Talk Bulletins – Historical

 1-55Altar is Born
12-76American Literature During the Revolution
 7-48American Rite
 5-37Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite
 4-54Ancient Usage and Custom
10-59Ancient York Masons
10-46Anderson’s Constitutions of 1723
 4-02Antients, Grand Lodge of
 6-54Architecture of Masonry, The
 1-36Baltimore Convention
 7-56Birthplaces of Freemasonry, Some
 6-94Blue Blanket The
 4-91Boston Tea Party, The
  7-51Cathedrals and Masonry
12-65Celebration of Christmas, The
 3-36Charges of a Freemason
10-55Church Opposition
 9-02Conspiracy, Countersubversion and Freemasonry
10-86Convention that Changed the Face of Freemasonry, The
 6-51ICornerstones, Famous American
 1-94Cornerstones: Simple to Sublime
 4-01Dewint House, The
 7-08Displaying Masonic History
11-92Early Masonry in England
11-88Ellis Island
4-05Establishing Freemasonry
10-93Evolution of the Cornerstone Ceremony, The
10-57First American Lodges
 2-89First Inauguration — Patriotic and Masonic
 8-81Foot Marks Across Our Border
12-06Fort Wood – The Statue of Liberty
10-36Four Crowned Ones
11-11Freemasonry and Alchemy
 9-06Freemasonry and Conspiracy Theories
 9-70Freemasonry and the Constitution
 6-97Freemasonry and Democracy
 1-98Freemasonry and Democracy Part II
 7-69Freemasonry and Freemasons at Valley Forge
 4-64Freemasonry At The New ‘York World’s Fair
 5-07Freemasonry Crosses the MIssissippi
 5-59Freemasonry in Alaska and Hawaii
 2-79Freemasonry in the Canal Zone
 1-07Freemasonry in Colonial America
10-95Freemasonry During Wartime
 8-06Fremasonry’s Journey West
 7-06Freemasonry Under the Nazi Regime
3-05Freemasonry’s Symbols and Rituals
10-81Freemasons at Yorktown
 9-03French Freemasonry – Resistance
11-93Friend to Friend Masonic Memorial
10-32From Whence Came We?
 3-92Gettysburg, Masons at Battle of
 9-76Glimpse into the Past, A
11-84Great Kanto Earthquake, The
 4-49Green Dragon Tavern
  1-51Have Pride!
 7-96House Reunited
 7-98Huts and Sheds
 1-87Irish Connection, The
10-01Jack the Ripper (From Hell)
 3-67Jewish Grand Masters In The United States
 8-92King Solomon’s Quarries
 6-00Knights Templar, Origin of the
 1-99Lafayette Square
12-45Legend of the Craft
  5-51Life in Bible Times
 5-46Little Loved Shrines
12-91Lodge in Captivity A
 4-93Lodge of Journeyman Masons #8
 9-02Loyalists in the Revolution
 6-57Masonic Backgrounds
 7-34Masonic Blue
 6-50Masonic Clothing
 4-60Masonic Colleges
 1-46“Masonic Conservators”
10-56Masonic Enigma
11-37Masonic History Dry
 7-99Masonic History What is Needed
 9-99Masonic Research
11-24Masonic Service Association
 2-39Masonic Service Association
10-88Masonic Service Association
7-04Masonic Service Association – 2004
1-12MSA Past, Present, Future
 7-38Masonic War Tales, Six
12-60‘Masonry ‘and the Ancient Sciences
 2-46Masonry’s “Eddi of Manhood End”
 4-00Masonry in Statues Part I
 5-00Masonry in Statues Part II
 8-71Masons and Medical Research
11-86Mason’s Mark, The
10-23Master’s Piece
 4-83“Master’s Lodge” in Boston, The
 1-37Military Lodges
 7-11Military Lodges – A Brief History
 5-58“Moderns” and “Antients”
 1-58Moon Lodges
 6-92Moon in Masonic History, The
 3-33Morgan Affair
12-28Mother Grand Lodge I
 1-29Mother Grand Lodge II
 2-29Mother Grand Lodge III
3-15Mt. Rushmore
 4-09National Heritage Museum
 1-13New Milestones for MSA
 2-86Old Legends of Hiram Abif
 8-35Old Romance
 2-43Old Tyler Oddities
 2-69On Reaching the Age of Fifty
 1-68Origin of the Ritual, The
 9-85Origins of Freemasonry, The
 9-13Origins of Masonry: The Scottish View
12-99Pearl Harbor and the “Mighty Mo”
11-52Prestonian Charges
 7-85Prophecy From the Past, A
 6-13Queen of Sheba Visits King Solomon
 8-46Regius Manuscript
 7-77The Rise and Fall of the Anti-Masonic Party
 8-59Rock, The
 6-01Rosslyn Chapel
12-01Royston Cave
 5-50Royal Arch
12-33Sts. Johns’ Day
 9-01St. John’s Lodge Bible
 5-89Sea Devil, The
 6-37Seven Famous Lodges
11-53Seven Less Than Famous
 2-84Sixty-Five Years of Service
 1-76“1776-You Are There”
 3-77“1777-You Are There” I
 4-77“1777-You Are There” (II)
 6-40“Small” Grand Lodges
10-58Some Ancient Sources
 6-58Some “Saints” Lodges
 3-03Speculative Freemasonry (Part I)
 4-03Speculative Freemasonry (Part II)
 8-08St. John’s Lodge of Boston
 4-57Tabernacle, The
 5-76“Tell It Like It Was”
10-00Temple Church
 3-53Thirty-Third Year
12-52Thirty Years
 5-47Truth Is Enough!
11-44Twenty Years After
 8-60Tyre, The City of the Rock
 2-13Washington’s Inaugural Bible: A New Theory
 4-90Washington and the Society of the Cincinnati
 1-56“Well Stricken in Age”
 8-40Westward, Ho!
 8-62What Is The M.S.A.?
12-78“Why Ethiopia?”
 5-49Why Freemasonry Has Enemies
 8-02Winchester Hiram Lodge #21
11-33“Women Freemasons”
 2-53Word Freemason, The
 5-54Your Landmarks

Short Talk Bulletins – Inspiration and Charity

 4-11Are You a Master Mason?
 9-78As Others See Us
10-45Altar of Obligation
 5-91And the Greatest of These is Charity
 5-45“Best Things in the Worst Times
11-78Benefits of Masonic Membership, The
 5-80“By Precept and Example”
 8-74Challenge of Freemasonry, The
 8-13Comfort for Those in Need
 8-67Completing the Temple
 6-11Constancy of Masonry
 7-70David’s Men
 3-79“Dear Son…”
11-13Death of a Craftsman
 5-94Disaster Relief: How It Helps
 9-58Dust … Sparks Tolerance Winds … and God
10-38Enemy Within
10-26Erring Brother
10-29Every Brother His Own Tiler
10-69Every Man in His Place
 5-84Five Masonic Thoughts
 4-85Focus on Freemasonry. A
 4-72Four Facets of Friendship
12-15Freedoms We Don’t Use
 3-99Freemasonry Defined
 5-88Freemasonry: From Craft to Tolerance
 8-89Freemasonry: A Commitment to Values
 1-10Freemasonry: It’s Place in the World
 6-82Freemasonry: The Sleeping Giant
 3-10Freemasonry’s Rebirth
 9-28Future of Masonry
11-69Future of Masonry, The
12-48Golden Rule and Freemasonry
 7-86“Good Kids, Hurt Kids, Bad Kids”
12-23Good of the Order”‘
 9-25Great Corner Stone
 4-37“Greatest of These”
 9-89Handicapped Brother, The
 4-71Hark! There Is an Alarm
 5-13Heart and Soul of Freemasonry
 7-63He That Built All Things
3-12How Masons Reacted to an Emergency
 1-60Importance of An Individual, The
12-69In All These Things We Shall Transmit
11-81Inasmuch and Furthermore
 4-73Indissoluble Chain of Sincere Affection, An
12-89Individualism and Involvement
 1-24Inn of Year’s End
 7-64Let’s Unshackle the Spirit of Freemasonry
10-61Let Your Bucket Down Where You Are
 9-84Living a Role
 4-61Lighting Candles
12-73Man Building
 8-79Mason in Your Home, The
 7-97Masonic Charity
 9-04Masonic Learning Centers for Children, 32°
10-13Masonic Mentoring at its Best
 1-88Masonic Opportunities
 1-90Masonic Relief Association
11-79Masonic Relief, Charity and You
 5-68Masonry By Example!
 3-98Masonry’s Plan
 1-82Masons: Knights of Charity
 7-75Masons and DeMolays
 9-92Masons Making a Difference
 6-84Masterkey, The
 3-86Men Who Build Bridges-Not Walls
 1-83Meeting a Young Man’s Needs
 6-62Moment of History, The
11-87Motivating The Mason As a Private Citizen
11-85Motivation of Lodge Members in Masonic Activities
12-81Now Is the Hour
11-91Ohio Masons, The
 4-88On Senate Confirmation of Men & Masons
 7-74Other Little Ships
 5-69Our Greatest Need
11-75Our Masonic Heritage
 6-81Our Most Valuable Asset: Friendship
 5-85Our Special Ladies
 4-59Pronounce or Perish
 9-37Quo Vadis, Freemasonry?
 8-56“Raise the Stone … “
 7-82“Reach Out and Touch Someone”
 7-76Rediscovering the Life-Giving Springs
 8-44“… Returns Again to the Fountain”
 3-23Roll Call
12-88Sages, Seers & Spooks
12-94Scottish Rite Helping Children
 6-61Seeking a Man
 7-66Shadow of a Man, The
 8-64Short “Short Talks” for Occasional Speakers
10-65Short “Short Talks” for Occasional Speakers, More
12-70Short “Short Talks”, Four
 4-70Short “Short Talks”, More
11-67Short “Short Talks”, Some More
 6-71Significance of a Hand, The
10-25Sound of the Gavel
 5-23Spirit of Masonry
 4-62Stars We Think We See, The
 6-95Surprised by Joy!
10-82Surrender of Values, A
 6-26T. B.
 2-85They Lied On Their Knees
 5-82Three Challenges
 3-27“Three Things I Know”
 2-82To Give is to Receive
10-66To Have and To Hold
 9-68Touch of the Hand, A
 8-70Try Masonry
 8-72Unbroken Net, The
 8-27United Masonic Relief
 4-67“Watchman, What of the Night?”
 9-24What Is Masonry?
 5-27What Masonry Means
 2-73What Masonry Means to Me
 7-39What to Tell Your Wife
 1-71Where Are the Masons of Tomorrow?
 4-92Why I Became a Mason
 8-28Wonder of Masonry
10-84World of Priorities
11-50“Yet Each Man Kills the Thing He Loves”

Short Talk Bulletins – In The Lodge

10-87An Action Team-In Action
10-39Art of Presiding
11-29Black Cube
12-90Brother Bring a Friend Night.
 4-89Challenges of Past Masters, The
 7-83Civic Responsibility of Individual Lodges
 6-70Committees, The Importance of
 2-67Computers, Specialists, and Master Masons
 5-70Creating Interest
11-68Cultivate the Social Virtues, To
 3-90Daylight Lodges
 9-52Deacons and Stewards
 4-42Dignity of Freemasonry
 5-83“Diligent Inquiry”
 1-50Dispensations and the Dispensing Power
 3-43Dropped .N.P.D.
 7-60Duly and, Truly Prepared
 6-89First Aid in Emergency Situations
 7-47For the Newly Raised
 9-43Formula for L.M.W.W.B.A.O.
10-75Freemasonry’s Nuts and Bolts
 8-34Gifts of the Magi
12-66Great Expectations
12-24Guardians of the Gates
 9-82Humor and the Masonic Speaker
10-09Ideal Lodge, THe
10-28Increasing Lodge Attendance
 7-88Insurance for the Lodge
 6-88Investigating Committee, The
 5-79Involvement is Essential
 9-30“I Vouch for Him”
10-41“Knock and It Shall Be Opened”
12-29Laws of Masonry
10-62Learning and Delivery of Ritual, The
11-26Letter Perfect
 3-88Let’s Communicate Freemasonry
 5-99Lodge at Work, A
12-83Lodge Computer, The
 8-24Lodge Courtesies
 6-41Lodge Finances
11-95Lodge Historian, The
 9-87Lodge History
 3-58Lodge Inspection
 1-70Lodge Leadership
 2-65Lodge Library, Starting A
 5-66Lodge Organization
 9-54Lodge Secretary
 3-01Lodge Website
9-05Masonic Awareness in the Lodge
12-44Masonic Debate
 4-82Masonic Education for Sojourning Masons
 4-80Masonic Etiquette
12-98Masonic Etiquette Part II
 6-69Masonic Investigation
01-09Masonic Lodge Pipe Organ, The
 4-52Masonic Manners
 6-36Masonic Offense
 5-53Masonic Paradox
 1-11Masonic Principles
12-82Masonic Ritual As an Educational Tool
 4-58Masonic Sentry
 7-78Masonic Speaker, The
 6-44Meet, Act and Part
 9-65“… Members Were Present”
 4-95Mentoring Program
12-80Midnight Revelation
 6-43Minutes Are Important
 1-61Modern Education for an Ancient Craft.
 1-72More Light in Masonry (I)
 2-72More Light in Masonry (II)
 3-72More Light in Masonry (III)
 5-72More Light in Masonry (IV)
 6-72More Light in Masonry (V)
 9-72More Light in Masonry (VI)
10-72More Light in Masonry (VII)
11-72More Light in Masonry (VIII)
12-72More Light in Masonry (IX)
 1-33Mother Lodge
 7-92My Lodge Needs Me
12-39My Son
 6-73Noble Contention, That
 9-98Old Charges, The
 3-68One Thing Is Needful
 3-70Operation Re-Start?
 2-48Parliamentary Law in Freemasonry
 1-31Past Master
 4-45Past Master’s Jewel
10-03Paying Our Bills
10-79Peaks and Valleys
 2-38“Perfect Youth” Doctrine
10-74Planning for Spiritual Growth
11-64Presentation Speeches, More
 2-50Presentation Speeches, Six
11-96Preserving Our Heritage
12-74Privileges and Pleasures of Being a Mason
10-85Programming Potpourri
11-09Qualifications of Investigators
11-05Recognition Procedures
 3-39Recognized Foreign Grand Lodges
 7-87Recommender, The
 4-10Ritual Development in the US
 2-14Ritual Education
 8-90Ritual in Freemasonry
 7-65Ritual Is Important, The
12-49“Rock That Abides”
 3-94“Rusty Nail” Degree
10-80Scottish Intender System
 7-81Secrecy is Symbolism
 9-39“Seek-And Ye Shall Find”
 9-86Selecting A Line Officer
 3-85Serious Accusations
 6-68Set the Craft to Work, To
 9-60Short Talk Bulletin, How To Use The
 2-83Solicitation Rule
12-59So You’re Going to Make a Speech?
10-96Some Ritual Origins
 3-80Stemming the Flow
 8-51Table Lodge
10-70Teaching What?
 4-47Tell Your Brother
 1-59They Ought to be Married
 1-62Trinity of Masonic Education The
 5-26Truly Prepared
 4-06Twain Award, The
 8-91Tylers, Operative and Speculative
12-40Unknown Builders, The
12-62Using The Short Talk Bulletins In Lodge
 2-30Visiting Brother
  1-47Visitors and Visitors’ Committee
 6-79Visual Aids in Masonic Education
10-68We Can Do It
 8-93“We Now Hold The Brother …”
11-38Well Balanced
11-41“Well-Informed Brethren”
 6-39What Can I Do?
 1-43What See You?
 4-38What’s In a Name?
 6-80“What’s Your Line?”
 5-71Why Didn’t They Advance?
11-43Why Is a Fee?
 4-40“Why” of Initiation, The
 9-80Wise Use of Principal
 1-63Words, Words, Words
 7-80Work, Work, Work
 8-61Working Tools, Presenting The
 6-66Year’s Program on Masonic Philosophy, A
 3-66You Signed His Petition
11-80Your Trestleboard

Short Talk Bulletins – Literature

 8-68Abbreviations and Reference Words
 2-66“As You Increase in Knowledge”
12-95Auld Lang Syne
 1-95Baltimore Book Program, The
 1-39“Doric Lodge”
12-86Fiction-A Tool of Masonic Education
12-54For Easier Use
 6-45For Your Information
11-45Good Masonic Books
 6-85Good Masonic Books (II)
 9-46Great Songs
 8-55“Green Trees — High Hills”
12-71Heart of the Fraternity, The
11-56Libraries, Five Great
 2-60“Life Begins at Forty”
10-90Masonic Encyclopedias
 2-96Masonic Libraries, The Value of
11-10Masonic Library & Museum Association
 4-48Masonic Mispronunciation
 7-58Masonic Vocabulary
 4-84Masonic Writing-How To
11-01Masonry in Literature
 2-47One Hundred “Lost Words”
 8-47Poetry of Ritual
12-38Short Talk Bulletin
 8-41Small Songs
 8-53Some Curious Masonic Words
 7-52Those Terrible Exposes!
12-47Twenty-Fifth Anniversary
12-42Twenty Years
11-59All Sons of One Father
12-46Appearance and Reality
10-76Better Life, The
 8-86“Crystal Gazing”

Short Talk Bulletins – Philosophy

 6-52Ethos of Freemasonry
 9-75Freemasonry and, the Future
 5-74Freemasonry Tomorrow
 3-71Heritage and Purpose, Our Masonic
10-71Ideas: A Part of the Problem
 2-63Imperfect Will Pass Away, The
 3-14It Shall Be Life!
 3-97Masonic Philosophy
 6-65Masonic Purpose, Our
 7-71“Masonry as Our Way of Life”
 4-66Permanent Values
 7-45Personal Masonic Philosophy
12-79Plea for Understanding
 9-63Progressive Science, A
12-68Pursuit of Excellence, A
 2-71Relevant, On Being
12-67Terrible Freedom, A
12-85Universal Challenges
 8-43Work of God
 7-59Younger Generation of Freemasons, The

Short Talk Bulletins – Religion and Ethics

 4-29Acacia Leaves and Easter Lilies
 8-38Altar of Memory
 7-61As A Man Thinketh
12-12A Time of Miracles and Wonder
 5-93Baphomet Revisited
 8-00Chaplain, The Office Of
 5-64Church And The Lodge As They Meet In The Man, The
 8-99Circumambulation Meditations
12-25Cradle and the Lodge
10-05Days of Awe
 1-44Doctrine of Freemasonry
10-12Does Freemasonry Work Political Miracles?
 8-52English Great Light
12-92Extremism vs. Freedom
 6-98False Accusations
12-08Festival of Chanukah, The
11-60First Great Landmark, The
 6-53First Printed Great Light
12-14Forgotten Holiday?
 8-26Freedom of Faith
11-89Freemasonry and Religion Are Compatible
 4-08Freemasonry and the Catholic Church
10-31Freemasonry’s Answer to Job
 7-93Freemasonry: Defender of Personal Conscience
 6-59Freemasonry’s Twentieth Century Mission
10-94Fundamentalism and Freemasonry
 8-97Fundamentalist Fury
 9-62Future Relationship Between Freemasonry and the Church: An Education Problem
 3-50Great Light
12-75Holy Saints John, The
 1-67In the Beginning, GOD
 9-96In Whom Do You Put Your Trust?
11-39Inside, Looking Out
 5-98Is Freemasonry a Religion?
11-57Masonic Education and Culture
10-34Masonry and Religion
 6-34Masonry in the Great Light
 5-43Mason’s Faith
10-97Media Mogul, The
 5-65Moral Responsibility, Our
 6-03Mystery Religions and Freemasonry
10-40Mystic Tie
 1-52Not in the Ritual
 9-71Our Life Has Foundation
 4-81“Our Trust Is In God”
 2-49Our Volume of the Sacred Law
 6-93Pike, Albert and Lucifer
 9-88Prayer-Your Sect or Mine-Neither
10-99Praying in Lodge
 8-10Pleyel Hymn, The
11-94Response to Critics of Freemasonry, A
 8-82Rule and Guide
 9-07Scripture Readings (1st Degree)
10-07Scripture Readings (2nd Degree)
11-07Scripture Readings (3rd Degree)
5-12Scripture Passsages in Degree Work
8-12Secrecy and Trust
 4-97Stones of Evil
 4-32“Stupid Atheist”
 5-52Ten Masonic Prayers
12-31Three Scripture Readings, The
 7-37“Thus Saith the Lord”
 1-25To Sympathize
 7-41Treasure of Inheritance
12-58Ultimate Lessons of Freemasonry, The
 6-96Where Parallel Lines Intersect
 1-66Who Are You?

Short Talk Bulletins – Symbols and Symbolism

12-32All-Seeing Eye
 6-49Anchor and Ark
 3-35Ancient Square
 4-79Ashlars-Rough and Smooth
 6-55Astronomy and Freemasonry
 7-54Behind the Symbol
 2-59Better to Observe the Time, The
 6-07Blazing Star, The
 2-56Broken Column, The
 5-48Ceremonies of Freemasonry
 3-51Chalk, Charcoal and Clay
11-49Columns and Pillars
 9-50Cord, Rope and Cable-Tow
10-49Covering of a Lodge
 7-49Dew Drop Lecture
 2-28Due Form
 9-95Eye in the Pyramid, The
 2-58Five Senses, The
 8-45Freemasonry’s Candles
 4-53“From a Point to a Line …”
 7-31Gavel of Authority
7-12Geometry and the Divine Ratio
11-46Hands in Freemasonry
 3-41“Illustrated by Symbols”
 3-29Language of the Heart
 2-27Left to Right
11-58Living Perpendicular, A
11-55Lost Word
 1-45Masonic Firmament
 5-08Masonic Gloves
 9-57Masonic Rod, The
10-48Masonic Stones
 809Masonic Symbolism in the 3 Degrees
 4-27More Light
 4-51Mosaic Pavement and Blazing Star
 7-57.Nature of Symbols, The
 9-53Oblong Square
 3-81Our Masonic Responsibilities
12-34Passages of Jordan
 8-85Perfect Cubit .., Masonic Legend or Fable, The
 8-98Plants and Animals of Freemasonry, The
12-00Ritual, Symbolism in
 5-14Rough Sands of Sea; Four Winds of Heaven
 7-44Sanctum Sanctorum
 8-50Seven Cardinal Virtues
 9-56Significant Numbers, The
 3-30Sun, Moon and Stars
10-50“Survey of Nature”
 1-30Sword in the Craft
12-57Symbol of Industry
 9-09Symbolism of the Ladder
 7-95Symbolism of Stone, The
11-06Symbolism of Stone
 7-84Take Me As I Take You
 5-41Third Great Light
 7-62Three Distinct Knocks
 6-30Three Grand Columns
 4-35Three Principal Rounds
 5-33Thy Neighbor’s Landmark
 2-52Tool Symbolism
10-60Trowel, The
 8-14Tuscan, Corinthian Columns Working Together
 9-35Two Pillars
 3-13Untempered Mortar
 9-49Veiled in Allegory
11-74“Veiled in Allegory and Illustrated by Symbols”
 1-54Voice of the Sign,” The
 8-73Wardens’ Columns, The
 5-42“Windlass and Rope”
 3-06Working Tools, The “Other”

Short Talk Bulletins – The War and After

 2-81“A Member of the Family”
 3-45“… .And Ye Visited Me”
 3-52Day of Visitation,” “The
 3-46For Service Men and Veterans
 3-48For Whom the Drums are Stilled
 4-44Freemasonry After the War
 1-40Freemasonry and Totalitarianism
 4-50Hospital Service Problem
 3-49In Glory’s Lap
 3-54Masonic Samaritans
 1-41Masonic Welfare Work
 4-43Masonry Follows Service Men:
 7-40My Part
 2-55One Day
 3-44Report of Welfare Work for the Armed Forces
 3-42Right Hand of Fellowship
 3-75Third of a Century as an MSA Field Agent
 3-47“To Aid and Assist”
 2-70Veterans Need Freemasonry, The
11-40Will Freemasonry Survive?
 9-42Your Unknown Soldier