The book you hold in your hands is actually much more than just a book. It is the result of a labor of love—one man’s quest to become better than he was, involving a lifetime of work
Book review by Amicus Librarium (Supreme Council Library) “The House of the Temple library presents a world-class collection of Masonic information for consideration by the public and interested brethren. As part of its mission, our library is driven by the ceaseless pursuit of knowledge – thus, it seeks to acquire as many volumes as possible, […]
Originally starting out as contemplative exercises or practices like prayer, meditation, breath work, chanting, and visualization, Dunning expanded his concept into a primer for those seeking to utilize Masonic symbolism and teachings in a way that is practical, accessible, inspiring, and profoundly transformative.
Its subtitle will alert the prospective reader that this isn’t just a book of ‘reading’ but rather, it has suggested exercises for the mind and body, grounded in the ritual and teachings of Freemasonry.
The author, Brother Chuck Dunning, has been engaged in various forms of contemplative practice for over three decades and has also spent significant time in higher education, which is clear throughout the book from how it formulates its lessons.
Book review by The Hedge Mason, “A Mindful Masonry: Cogitating on the Craft” “Sometimes life gets in the way and plans of tasks to do that get put off for days, end up put off for longer. Such is the fate which temporarily befell this blog. It is time to breathe a little life back […]
Book review in the “Scottish Rite Journal” “Brother Dunning (Chuck, to his friends) is another friend of long standing.He is one of the wisest and most gentle men I know. I was honored whenhe asked me to write a foreword for this book. He is a psychologist. In additionto being a Class Director for the […]