Vigil : being awake, watchful, devoted especially during times of darkness, suffering and uncertainty.
Over the past 4 years, a groundswell of diverse, dedicated people have kept watch over NY’s future and well be-ing… working together to keep water, land, air and all species safe from hydro-fracking. We have engaged in hard, heartfelt political struggle, locally through nationally. And still we wait.
Keep Vigil Together is a time to pause and be still, a time to touch the depth and meaning of this struggle… a struggle for shared survival, a struggle to respect the vital interconnectedness of all life. Keep Vigil Together is a time to cultivate strength of spirit, either in solitude or with others.
Whether you breathe, pray, meditate, walk, chant or sing… in myriad ways and traditions, together we will send out clear, loving intentions for the well being of the earth and all beings.
Vigil Week: Sunday, March 17th – Saturday, March 23th 2013
Spring Equinox is March 20tht and the “Home Rule” NYS Supreme Court appeal (which will determine whether local towns can ban fracking within their municipal boundaries) is bearing heard March 21st in Albany, NY. As part of this vigil week, people are invited to…
Tie green ribbons on front yard trees or doors – a symbol of safe, green, sustainable energy and choices.
Light a candle in your front window each night of March 17 – March 23rd.
Observe Seven Minutes of Silence Wednesday, March 20th at 7:00 pm.
For more information and to connect with others please go to Keep Vigil Together.