Monday, April 27, 2009
I received this from a dear friend of mine and thought I would pass it along to you all. ~j
In the midst of crisis, women, men, and children are standing for a better
world in countless ways...
Let us take a moment on Sunday May 10, Mother's Day in many countries, to make
this "movement" visible, to realize our unity... as the grandmothers did in
Sharon Mehdi's story... to stand together in silence to save the world.
Please read the story, register where you will be standing at www.StandingWomen.org,
and "... stand with us again for five minutes of silence at 1 p.m. your local time
on May 10, 2009, in your local park, school yard, gathering place, or any place
you deem appropriate, to signify your agreement with the statement below.
Please stand at a different hour with a different time zone if 1 p.m. is not your
preferred time. We ask you to invite the men who you care about to join you. We
ask that you bring bells to ring at 1 p.m. to signify the beginning of the five
minutes of silence and to ring again to signify the end of the period of
silence. During the silence, please think about what you individually and we
collectively can do to attain this world. If you need to sit rather than stand,
please feel free to do so. Afterward, hopefully you and your loved ones can
talk together about how we can bring about this world."
Blessings on us all as we come together through these times,
The Team at StandingWomen.org
P.S. Please pass on the invitation...
P.P.S And do let us all know about your experience...family always likes to