Defined as fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, practices, race, religion, nationality, etc., differ from one's own; freedom from bigotry. These truths are emphasized in our belief in the tenet of Brotherly Love. Historically Freemasons have been at the hear of transcending boundaries for the greater good of mankind.
Relief is a founding tenet of Freemasonry requiring us to be charitable in our lives. Charity is emphasized in many of our lessons. Masons are charitable through our actions, helping in the community, as well as philanthropic donations of more than 500 million dollars annually across the country.