10 Minute Mason
We asked brethren to complete a short questionnaire (taking only 10 minutes) about their journey in Freemasonry.
This month, Robert Oddy has answered our questions. Robert job is in Administration and has been in Masonry for 2 years.
Here are his answers:
What are your interests/hobbies?
Reading, walking, sci-fi films
Which lodge are you a member of?
Table Fellowship 8989
How did you get in to Freemasonry?
I was proposed by 2 friends
How long have you been a Mason?
What rank are you?
What were your first views of Freemasonry?
A journey to be travelled and enjoyed.
What are your views now?
Looking forward to the next step
What aspects of Freemasonry do you enjoy?
The comradeship, friends, the history and ceremony
Are there any parts of Freemasonry you would change?
Are there any interesting stories from your lodge, or a lodge you have visited, that you would like to share?
I have visited 5 lodges so far and enjoyed them all; best story I can retell is about A Scottish third that ended with a newly raised Brother having a scar after the ceremony. And I have now been invited to a Scottish third in November, so will take a first aid kit.
Do you belong to any other orders? (If so, which ones)
Please tell us about any other Masonic interests you have.
The history and symbology, the differences within the lodges and the traditions of similarity.