Understanding More on Freemasonry
A large number of world’s great leaders were free masons. One of the values involved in freemasonry is learning. It is advisable to have some knowledge about freemasonry before making any visits to a lodge. There are certain myths that one need to do away with before becoming a free mason.
There are a number of disbeliefs and truth about freemasonry that people believe in. It is a belief that masonic swords are remains from a long time ago. In the past, a man was expected to at least carry a sword in order to be recognized as a gentleman. Swords were important men’s part of dressing in the past. The swords enhanced a great sense of fashion and symbolized certain things in the past. Swords have lost their fashions and symbolic functions in the world of today.
Therefore, there are no secrets in the use of masonic swords as you can purchase one anytime you feel like you need it. Freemasonry twitter feeds, Facebook page and websites are readily available for people to access and know more. The freemason Facebook pages and websites contain readily available lodges. To be comfortable in the freemasonry society, you should eliminate all the myths you know about it.
To become a free mason; you have to qualify to be one. Your character among your peers should be reputable for you to become a member. In case of freemasonry jurisdiction, one must believe in a supreme being in order to be considered as a freemasonry member. Not all places would need one to meet these requirements. Different places set different age groups as their requirements.
One can only enter a lodge after meeting all the requirements. All the people who have qualified to enter a lodge must get tested. Attaining a degree in Fellow Craft act as the pass mark of tests in the lodge. Passing these three tests is what would make you to become a real master mason. The duration taken in doing the three tests is 8 months.
A question that its answer is yet to be found is why so many men are the ones joining freemasonry. Freemasonry is an organization that provide for the poor. Freemasonry considers equality, solidarity and brotherly love as their core values. It is very difficult to find a fraternal companionship apart from your workmates. Freemasonry offers a long lasting companionship among its members.