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Old 20-07-2014, 12:03 PM   #230
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Job's Daughters International is a Masonic-sponsored youth organization for girls and young women aged 10 to 20. The organization is commonly referred to as simply Job's Daughters, and sometimes abbreviated as JDI (or IOJD, referring to its longtime former name, International Order of Job's Daughters). Job's Daughters welcomes many religions and cultures..What does it mean to be a member of Job’s Daughters and how much time is dedicated to the society?

"Mother Mick" was fond of the Book of Job, and took the name of the organization as a reference to the 3 daughters of Job.. The Book of Job, 42nd chapter, 15th verse says, "In all the land were no women found so fair as the Daughters of Job, and their father gave them inheritance among their brethren". She founded the Order with the assistance of her husband, Dr. William H. Mick, and several Freemasons and members of Eastern Star of Nebraska.. She dedicated the organization to the memory of her mother, Elizabeth D. Wead..

By June 1923 the Job's Daughters had been endorsed by the Grand Chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star in Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington, DC. The order spread rapidly in the early 1920s. At the third annual meeting of the "Supreme Guardian Council" in Chicago on Oct. 12, 1923, delegates were present from 23 states, the Territory of Alaska and Manitoba..In 1931 the name was changed to the International Order of Job's Daughters after a Bethel was instituted in Vancouver, British Columbia..The ritual of the Order was drawn up by Le Roy T. Wilcox, a scholar of Masonic law, and the group came
"under the general management of the Masonic order"...

‘Being a member of Job’s Daughters can mean different things to different girls.. The most common connection is that they are girls 10 to 20 years old that are related to a Master Mason, and they take an oath to keep the secrets of Jobs daughters and uphold the traditions with which the organization is based. Beyond that, it is a way for girls to connect to other girls with common interests but not be limited to a specific socioeconomic class, location, or religion.. When I look at it from an outsider’s perspective I see girls balancing tradition with youth oriented activities (such as dances, camp, and social building skills). There is an element of theater or performance to the ritual work that is just amazing and there is a certain type of girl who just thrives on that. In this organization you don’t need to be the best athlete, come from the most money, or be the most popular girl in school. It is a chance for a girl to grow in a safe environment and be close to a new set of peers and get to know girls from all over the world, which to me is pretty amazing for a 13 or 14 year old’...'re nearly there You're part of the production line,you're like tin-sardines,Get out of the pack, before they peel you back..'The JC boss wants to see you alone'..'I hope its the promotion you've been looking for'..Work and work and work and work till you dye..'I've some news to tell you'..'There's no longer a position for you'...

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