Many of you have been praying for David Stopke since I wrote two earlier blogs about him and the accidental shooting on April 17th. He took a turn for the better on Thursday-Friday of last week, after surgery was canceled due to fluid in his lungs. His lungs are clearing up now day-by-day. He is more alert and has even asked to "go home" soon. Today he asked for ice cream. With continued improvement the surgery on his neck will take place tomorrow, one week late but given all that has happened this is really, really good news. Please keep praying for David and his family. I believe he has the will to live and our prayers have been an instrument the Father has used to touch him in this tragedy.