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Posted: 03 April 2017 05:00 PM   [ Ignore ]  
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I finally got an emial from my state grand lodge. They said they will schedule a phone interview with me closer to the end of the month. I’m very happy about this! But I’m also very nervous.
Is there any advice any one may have? Anything to comes to mind. I don’t want to make a fool of myself. I want to present myself in my best light.

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Posted: 03 April 2017 05:51 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]  
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Hey I met with the secretary of my local lodge and filled out the application for initiation, it has been 10 days since the application was dropped off so I know how you feel brother. Best of luck on you journey.

-Greygore Yodom

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Posted: 03 April 2017 06:49 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]  
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Uncertainty and nervousness are things every Mason has gone through at your stage of the game, gentlemen.

Advice? Relax, tell the truth, don’t be afraid to ask questions yourself.

Good luck to both of you.

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Posted: 03 April 2017 10:27 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]  
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It has been said many times, patience is the first lesson of Freemasonry.

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God never sends us anything we can’t handle. Sometimes I wish He didn’t trust me so much. - Mother Teresa

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Posted: 04 April 2017 05:09 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]  
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Just received my email (from the secretary) this morning. The lodge had their monthly meeting last night my application was accepted and I meet with the investigative committee on Thursday night! Feels great.

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Posted: 04 April 2017 01:16 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]  
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Rough_ashlar5 - 03 April 2017 05:00 PM

I finally got an emial from my state grand lodge. They said they will schedule a phone interview with me closer to the end of the month. I’m very happy about this! But I’m also very nervous.
Is there any advice any one may have? Anything to comes to mind. I don’t want to make a fool of myself. I want to present myself in my best light.

Just relax and be yourself.

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Posted: 04 April 2017 01:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]  
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Greygore - 04 April 2017 05:09 AM

Just received my email (from the secretary) this morning. The lodge had their monthly meeting last night my application was accepted and I meet with the investigative committee on Thursday night! Feels great.

Great! Congratulations! Let us know how it goes.

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Suburban Lodge 740, Louisville,Kentucky
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Louisville Council # 4, Royal and Select Masters
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Posted: 05 April 2017 01:26 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]  
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The goal here is to make friends….it really is.  In the end, the lodge members will decide if they want to be REALLY good friends with you…so approach it as if you were making a new friend.

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Posted: 10 April 2017 11:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]  
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Greygore - 04 April 2017 05:09 AM

Just received my email (from the secretary) this morning. The lodge had their monthly meeting last night my application was accepted and I meet with the investigative committee on Thursday night! Feels great.

good luck

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Posted: 27 April 2017 02:49 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]  
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Hello everyone! Had my final meeting with the investigation team and was told everything sounds good and Ill be hearing from the secretary! I think that’s a really good thing!!!! I don’t want to jump he gun but I think I’m in!

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Posted: 02 May 2017 07:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]  
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Greygore - 27 April 2017 02:49 PM

Hello everyone! Had my final meeting with the investigation team and was told everything sounds good and Ill be hearing from the secretary! I think that’s a really good thing!!!! I don’t want to jump he gun but I think I’m in!

Thats great news! As others have said, just be truthful, honest, and yourself. Keep us informed!!!

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Posted: 07 May 2017 08:46 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]  
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“You were accepted to become a member of our Lodge at last nights meeting. We ask that you come to the Lodge Monday June 5th at 8pm for initiation. You are required to wear a shirt and tie.” This and other information was just emailed to me! Feeling accomplished and excited.

-Greygore

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Posted: 07 May 2017 09:06 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]  
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Great news. Almost time to switch to the new masons section 😀

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Posted: 07 May 2017 09:30 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]  
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Hahah yes it most certainly is great news and I am sure I’ll be posting to the new mason section come June!

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Posted: 07 May 2017 09:42 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]  
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Thoughts on Manly P. Hall ?

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Posted: 09 May 2017 03:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]  
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Greygore - 07 May 2017 09:42 PM

Thoughts on Manly P. Hall ?

The most famous “Masonic Authority” that never was: http://forum.thefreemason.com/Topic25393.aspx

Good luck for your Initiation, not that you’ll need it.

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