1. A vigil (from the Latin vigilia, meaning wakefulness) is a period of purposeful sleeplessness, an occasion for devotional watching, or an observance.- what our family and I am sure all of you out there are doing.
2. a watch or a period of watchful attention maintained at night or at other times – what the ICU staff is doing
3. evening or nocturnal devotions or prayers; usually used in plural – what we are all doing.
We are keeping vigil. He is trying, but this is a true battle. Vigilance (the ability to maintain attention and alertness over a prolonged period of time) is our mantra. Of course the next 24 hours……. I guess…..you know it goes without saying. STANDING VIGIL