Earth Hour In the Big Small City
It’s not just the big (mega?) cities that are observing Earth Hour this evening. My family is planning to participate, right here in Gastonia, North Carolina. I’m hoping to document it, as well, and post a video to show how we took part.
If you don’t know about Earth Hour, happening tonight (March 29) from 8-9 p.m. local time, check out this video (click to watch):
UPDATE 3/30: Earth Hour went pretty well yesterday. We watched the Earth Hour video with the kids, and then went around and shut off all the lights (and lit candles to see by). Becky and I explained things a bit further so they understood why we were doing what we were doing. Then I talked about the situation in Zimbabwe and said a prayer for the election there. Then we read some Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire—and the kids fell asleep about halfway through, so we put them to bed.
I was excited to see Luis Batista’s update from Sao Paulo, Brazil, today. Luis shared, “Earth Hour was not so spread here in Brazil, but it was a beginning, and was a great opportunity to reflect about our use of resources and our responsibility as Christians to take care of this world.”