Why did you become a Freemason?
From: Marcus Boone <Booneknives@aol.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2004 10:49:59 EST
Subject: Why I Joined Freemasonry
I am honored for the opportunity to say why I joined the masons. I
grew up as a child with my Grandfather and Uncles being involved but
never myself understood all that the fraternity stood for: I only know
they were good men who kept their word and were totally accountable.
I am now 41 years old and have put-off becoming a Freemason for many
years because of gossip and speculation of the uninformed and ignorant.
When I took the step of becoming a mason, I found not only a Brotherhood
of quality men who were like my Grandfather and Uncles, But I learned
the speculative negative information I had heard for so many years were
It is a fraternity of God-fearing men who uphold truth and honesty
and embrace wholesome standards for living.
I am only an Entered-apprentence at this point. My Master Mason
ceremony is expected to be in April. I can only say that I have one
regret... That is in waiting so long in joining this organization of
May God in his love and wisdom, keep us forever steadfast.
Ohio Lodge 607
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