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Discussion in 'General Freemasonry Discussion' started by MeCorby, Oct 11, 2016.

  1. MeCorby

    MeCorby Registered User

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    Hi, a came across phrase "I am traveling man" or "Are you traveling man" - what does it really mean ?


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  2. Bloke

    Bloke Premium Member

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    Clearer when you are a MM MeCorby.....
     
  3. Brother_Steve

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    In New Jersey when EA's are present at the closing of a lodge, they hear the ritual. Now knowing what it means is another thing.
     
  4. Companion Joe

    Companion Joe Premium Member

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    Are you a Mason? If so, think about the ritual, and the answer to your question lies there.
    My user name on most non-Masonic forums is Traveling Man.
     
  5. Bloke

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    I think MeCorby is from England ? Could be wrong. Our EAS do not hear the phrase in meetings.. and we work something close to Emulation..
     
  6. Brother_Steve

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    So there isn't an exchange between the WM and SW in regards to L?
     
  7. coachn

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    The first phrase is a declaration that states that you are a man who travels. The second phrase is a question asking if you are a man who travels.
     
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  8. Brother_Steve

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    That's gold, Jerry...GOLD!

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  9. MeCorby

    MeCorby Registered User

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    Thanks everyone...I shall wait until My initiation :) and yes I am from England.


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  10. Warrior1256

    Warrior1256 Site Benefactor

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    Let us know how it goes.
     
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  11. MeCorby

    MeCorby Registered User

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    I will !!! 100% I wont be able to keep it to myself !!! :)


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  12. MBC

    MBC Twice Registered User Premium Member

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    We don't have that in England and Wales...
     
  13. Bloke

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    If working Emulation, I think you do. Think of the exchange between WM and Wardens in the 3rd opening, and in full close. This is where "traveling man" is probably derived...
     
  14. MBC

    MBC Twice Registered User Premium Member

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    I got that, but it is not necessary mean "travel" from the wordings.

    P.S. You just make me to remember I need to learn to close the Lodge in all three degrees...
     
  15. Bloke

    Bloke Premium Member

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    :)
     

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