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Re: Golden Dolphin and Pearl
Poster: "Ed Hopkins" <Ed.Hopkins@MCI.Com>
Dafydd ap Gwystl wrote:
> >The Gold Dolphin (as everyone knows) is for service to the Kingdom. That
> >can be running events, being an officer, or lots of other types of
> >service. In my evaluation, broader (impacting more people) service is
> >more what the Dolphin is about than smaller (local) service. But that
> >isn't a hard and fast rule -- it is possible to have a large impact on the
> >Kingdom by serving in a large number of smaller roles, in a lot of places,
> >without being Kingdom Seneschal (for example).
> I would think Kingdom Seneschal would be more in the Pelican range, actually.
I would think so, too; even though the Order of the Pelican is
for service to the entire Society, one needn't be Society Seneschal
to be recognized as a Pelican. Nor even (I daresay) perform any
service for those outside one's kingdom.
By that same token (if I guess right) one could serving valiantly
"only" for one's local branch and still be judged a benefactor of the
omnia tempus habent et suis spatiis delphinis transeunt universa sub caelo
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every porpoise under the heaven
-- Ecclesiastes 3:1
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