Why did you become a Freemason?
From: "Joe West" <Ecclesiastesfirstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 1997 22:05:35 -0500
Subject: Why I became a mason
First of all, I want to say how delighted I am to see your page. It
is good that words about Freemasonry can be spread around the world so
I joined the craft after finding out that 15 (appro) of my fellow
workers were masons. They would huddle up and talk, but when I
approached they would break away. Eventually I began to ask questions
about what they were talking about.
I was really confused. They told me every thing I wanted to know
about masonry, but they wouldn't ask me to join the brotherhood. I kept
wanting to know more until eventually I suffered my pride and asked to
That was a joyous occasion, my hand became numb from shaking so many
That was only the beginning, for after joining I realized that I was
equal to every one that was there. I gained self respect and found that
I could for the first time in my live, stand up and talk to a crowd.
It has been my pleasure to read your page and I wish you sucess.
Until we meet-truely yours,
Joe West (PM)
Center Lodge #402
Batesville, Arkansas U.S.A.
The Lord is my Light and my Salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord
is the strenght of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? (psalms 27-1)
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