Acceptance Letter

Discussion in 'Becoming a Freemason' started by Ian Niswonger, Apr 24, 2015.

  1. Ian Niswonger

    Ian Niswonger Premium Member

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    I received my acceptance letter the other day song with an informative pamphlet from the Camden, Ohio lodge #159. I'm super excited, my initiation is scheduled for May 4th. Is there anything in particular I should do to prepare?
     
  2. pointwithinacircle2

    pointwithinacircle2 Rapscallion Premium Member

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    I might get my suit cleaned
     
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  3. dfreybur

    dfreybur Premium Member

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    Read all you wish, but please avoid anything that claims to describe what happens during the ritual. The first degree is called "initiation" because it has a significant emotional impact. Reading what claims to be a script destroys the surprise and turns the emotional impact almost completely off.
     
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  4. Companion Joe

    Companion Joe Premium Member

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    I will add to the chorus of don't go searching around for what you can find on the internet. Ultimately, the only person you are cheating is yourself. You would be cheating yourself out of the experience if you knew ahead of time what happens.
     
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  5. MRichard

    MRichard Mark A. Ri'chard Premium Member

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    There is nothing you need to do to prepare other than asking your lodge what attire you should wear. It varies from lodge to lodge.
     
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  6. Bro. Stewart P.M.

    Bro. Stewart P.M. Lead Moderator Emeritus Staff Member

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    Congratulations!
     
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  7. Ian Niswonger

    Ian Niswonger Premium Member

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    I officially became an Entered Apprentice this evening ^-^
     
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  8. Andymac40330

    Andymac40330 Premium Member

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    Congrats
     
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  9. dfreybur

    dfreybur Premium Member

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    Welcome to the family once adopted brother.
     
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  10. Derinique Kendrick

    Derinique Kendrick Registered User

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    Congrats
     
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  11. nickthomp

    nickthomp NL#40 Premium Member

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    Congrats brother!! Platinum Wolf 93 how's your journey going? Keep us updated.
     
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  12. Awal mutalib

    Awal mutalib Registered User

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    I am a Moslem,can i join the Freemason ?
     
  13. Blake Bowden

    Blake Bowden Administrator Staff Member

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    Absolutely
     
  14. Ian Niswonger

    Ian Niswonger Premium Member

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    I apologize for the late reply. I am still am EA, and currently still studying for the next phase. I have had a lot going on with martial arts and work which has taken my time. Now that competition season is over, I've been studying like a mad man for the next degree. Thank you everyone thus far for the support ^-^
     
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  15. Warrior1256

    Warrior1256 Site Benefactor

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    Let us know about your progress.
     
  16. kgeesr

    kgeesr Registered User

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    I have also received my acceptance letter and I will be initiated on October 27th 2015. I have been thinking about this on and off for almost 30 years. I'm going to savor every moment.
     
  17. montkun

    montkun Registered User

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    I kinda feel left out, I didn't receive an acceptance letter. I just received a phone call from my Grandfather saying to drive him to the next meeting and dress comfortably. :)
     
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  18. Ian Niswonger

    Ian Niswonger Premium Member

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    Sorry for the late reply, haven't been on here in a good while. I was passed on the 19th of December, and am currently working towards my MM Degree. I am hoping to be a Master Mason within a month or two.
     
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  19. Warrior1256

    Warrior1256 Site Benefactor

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    Congratulations Brother.
     
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  20. dfreybur

    dfreybur Premium Member

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    Welcome again to the family twice adopted Brother.
     
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