Ten Reasons to Become a Mason

1.Masonry is a place where you can confidently trust every person, and entrust your family with them.
2.Masonry is a place where, within moral and civil guidelines; free thought, free speaking and the spiritual growth of man can grow into its fullest potential.
3.Masonry is a place which provides the opportunity to meet, know, and call brother, outstanding individuals from all walks of life that I would not otherwise have met.
4.Masonry is a place to be a part of an organization that has for its principle tenets — Brotherly Love, Relief, and Truth.
5.Masonry is a place that provides self-development opportunities, leadership training and experience, and to improve public speaking skills.
6.Masonry is a place you can go to give support as well as seek it.
7.Masonry is a place where moral virtues are taught and through these teachings a regular reinforcement of the moral virtues is experienced.
8.Masonry is a place to become better prepared to serve church and community.
9.Masonry is a place to spend time with a group of brothers, who, by acting as good men, make me want to be come a better man. Not better than others, but better than I would otherwise have been.
10.Masonry is a place to meet with established members of the community and to become a part of the community.
Source: This article was republished with the kind permission of the Grand Lodge of Iowa.