Some advice

Discussion in 'Becoming a Freemason' started by GGG, Aug 28, 2017.

  1. CLewey44

    CLewey44 Registered User

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    Amen
     
  2. Warrior1256

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    Agreed!
     
  3. Brother JC

    Brother JC Vigilant Staff Member

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    Sadly, I don’t believe my grand lodges are in amity with yours, but I am still very interested in following your journey.
     
  4. GGG

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    yes, this amity-thing. I already read a lot about this clearly sensitive matter, also followed some interesting conversations on this forum about being regular or not.
    I play innocent for now as I know nothing yet and will stay within the borders of mutual understanding and peaceful relationships :). To quote @coachn mr. John S. Nagy earlier in this post: "As long as your eyes are open and you know the path before you". Today I'm trying to have an open minded view and be enthusiastic about exploring the path soon.
     
  5. Warrior1256

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    Very good attitude!
     
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  6. GGG

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    Dear all,
    tnx for the good advice and information. It's 0.08 here now, tomorrow evening I'm starting my amazing journey into the oldest Fraternity in the world as tomorrow is the day of my initiation. Very, very, very excited here!
     
  7. Bloke

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    Congratulations !
     
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  8. Warrior1256

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    Congratulations! Please keep us informed of your progress.
     
  9. GGG

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    Dear brethren,... wauw.... it’s been 12 hours now since I left the temple after my ceremony of initiation for my first degree and... I greet you all! Almost two hours in an icecold Room of Reflection and a 3 hour ceremony! I am, truly, still impressed today of the emotions, impressions, travels and warm, warm welcome I received. (And I kissed +- eighty man, which was a first timer as well... :)
     
  10. CLewey44

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    Wow, now that sounds like an experience. Which Grand Lodge do you fall under?
     
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  11. Warrior1256

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    Yeah! I'd like to know this too!
     
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  12. GGG

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  13. Warrior1256

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    Thank you Brother GGG. You went through a lot! Congratulations!
     
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  14. GGG

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    Thank you! I’m still in the afterglow of last evening here :)
     
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  15. Ripcord22A

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    You had to kiss 80 men? Wtf kind of initiation did you go threw? Or was this the European greeting cheek peck?


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  16. CLewey44

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    Sounds like a great experience overall. It'll be a slow process but will mean so much to you since your so mentally and emotionally invested in it.
     
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  17. dfreybur

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    Welcome to the family once adopted Brother.
     
  18. GGG

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    Thank you!!!! Starting to learn now, already had an instruction (as last meeting was a second degree meeting) and had two meetings in the temple the last few weeks. Next week: travel for the first time. Still wauw...
    I must find the right English lingo by the way, do we say "meeting"?
     
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  19. Keith C

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    I ask myself the same. Perhaps it is with good reason this GL is considered irregular. Several here think the experiences described were proper and a good thing, to me it sounds more like hazing.

    To each their own!
     
  20. GGG

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    It was a traditional European greeting cheek to cheek as a warm welcome... no idea what you had in mind :)
     
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