"So mote it be" is a ritual phrase used by Freemasons, in Rosicrucianism, and
more recently by Neopagans. It means "so may it be", "so it is required" or "so
meaning “certainly.” Thus a congregation saying “Amen” is literally saying “So be
it.” The word mote is an archaic verb that means “may” or “might,” and traces ...
Many people in the Pagan community use the phrase So Mote It Be - but what
does this actually mean, and where did it come from?
Chaucer uses the exact phrase in the same sense in which we use it, meaning “
So May It Be.” It is found in the Regius Poem, the oldest document of the Craft, ...
It's easy to define "So Mote It Be", much harder to tell you why Masons prefer it. ...
"Amen, So Mote It Be" is the final phrase in our oldest known written document.
SO MOTE IT BE THE QUESTION OF FREEMASONRY The question of the .... are,
in general, the most ignorant of the true meaning of that which they teach.
Nov 21, 2009 ... You can't attend too many Pagan circles without hearing someone say “so mote it
be!” It's one of those phrases whose meaning quickly ...
Feb 10, 2011 ... I am often asked what "so mote it be" means. The actual meaning of mote is
based upon old Anglo-Saxon language and means thank you as in ...
I'd like to go on record as saying that if it does mean “worship,” my lodges didn't
do ... The phrase So mote it be is used by Masons as a response at the end of a.