Anyone a Freemason?

United States
September 23, 2006 7:28pm CST
I am petitioning a lodge and curious of your experience? Please be honest and as open as you can.
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@rohsan (31)
• India
24 Dec 06
Yes I am a Freemason from India. What do you want to know about freemasonary?
• Philippines
30 Dec 06
I greet you my brother.
@sk66rc (4257)
• United States
11 Jul 12
I see this was written 6 years ago but I'll comment on this... I was raised to 3rd degree master mason in blue lodge not too long ago... Short time I've been a mason, I love it... I've met some great brothers along the way already...
@Flint275 (60)
• United States
13 Nov 08
My experience has been great. In terms of being open there really is nothing to hide. I just started, and am going to be raised as a fellow craft, which is the second degree in the blue lodge very shortly. Before I decided to petition I had some doubts regarding religion due to my strong belief in Christianity. However, after going through the first degree I found that it only made my beliefs stronger. I see you posted this about 3 years ago ha ha, If you haven't petitioned a lodge, and you have further questions please feel free to ask me. Respectfully, Jon
@dhamrait (71)
• India
10 Dec 07
Brother you have come to the right spot. This is the oldest and most prestigious institution in existence that I know. I am a Master Mason here in India. This institution doesn't propagate a single religion but is tolerant to everyone. The main criterea is a belief in God. You can be a muslim, Christian, Hindu...., it doesn't matter. What ultimately binds is the spirit of brotherhood amonst men and the fatherhood of God.
@totty1969 (1473)
• United States
21 May 07
I am a freemason 3rd degree master mason, and 10th degree York Rite Most Excellent Master Mason (york rite is the path to Knights Templar) there is also the Scottish Rite (which is the path to Shriner) There are 32 degrees and honorary 33 degree. Thats about all I can tell you the rest you must find out for your self. Once you become a Master Mason you'll understand why so secretive. But it is an honorable Fraternity. Actually you wrote this 8 months ago you should be a Master Mason by now and would understand. Let me know how it is going.
@engr_dg (31)
• Philippines
19 Dec 06
I am a freemason. By the way, are you already a master mason?
@skittlez353 (1404)
• United States
28 Sep 06
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@DJBounce (84)
• Australia
26 Sep 06
It's certainly unlike anything you have experienced to this point... a lot of what is done harks back to very old times... nobody is entirely sure why the ceremonies are performed the way they are... but some say that "The Hiram Key" is a fairly good book to read, as it provides a good theory about the origins of Freemasonry. For me, I believe the reasons behind the rituals etc have been lost for the most part and changed from the original to something more generalised... hopefully you'll get accepted into your lodge and can learn for yourself what it's all about... and if you don't like it you can leave... don't believe all you read from anti-masons...