You are pearls.
The ocean pushed
your small, nearly
through an undetected
crack in the shell.
You got inside. (Cont.)Read Alla"s post on the occasion of the ordinations.
From Deacon Leilani Nelson at The Daily Office:
Beloveds,Read all of Deacon Leilani's eye-witness account at the link above.
I can tell you where I was 39 years ago today, when 11 women were ordained as Episcopal priests in Philadelphia. It was that kind of historic, cataclysmic event. I’d just turned 23 and was attending the National Institute for Lay Training at the General Theological Seminary in New York.
The names of the Philadelphia 11:
Alla Bozarth (Campell)
Emily C Hewitt
Suzanne R. Hiatt (deceased 2002)
Jeanette Piccard (deceased 1981)
Betty Bone Schiess
Katrina Welles Swanson (deceased 2006)
Nancy Hatch Witting
Robert L DeWitt
Edward R Welles
Assisting: Antonio Ramos
H/T to The Lead for the names.