A lot of folks are still waiting for some good news about our dear friend, Marc Orchant, who suffered a massive coronary on Sunday and is still in critical condition. A lot of folks are also spreading the word, and the love about Marc and his family. Oliver Starr has published this page for future updates.
My good friend and colleague, Rob Bushway is calling for a Community Time of Prayer for Marc and 1pm MT today. Here is what Rob posted:
We are one tight-knit group of folks gathered around the Tablet PC / UMPC space. It is one reason why Marc Orchant's current situation has stunned us all. We've been following Marc's writings and listening to his podcasts for years, growing to know him more and more each day. He truly is one of the most likeable and knowledgeable people I've ever met. Now, one of our very own is in a critical situation, and his family is in an immeasurable amount of pain. I know first-hand the impact and encouragement that a community can give as it rally's behind you in times of severe trial. When my daughter, Maggie, was undergoing chemo and multiple brain surgeries, the community gathered around us in some unbelievable ways, flooding the hospital with more cards than they had ever seen, and praying for us on a daily basis.
I'd like to ask all of you to join me, and many others around the world, at 1:00 pm MST today to pray for Marc and his family. Knowing that we are gathered together at the same time, lifting up Marc and his family, you will find yourself encouraged as well. Please repost this and pass the word around to as many sites as you can.
With this latest update from Sue Orchant, we have some definite things to pray for, and to be thankful for on behalf of Marc’s family:
In this past day we have seen some baby steps of improvement. He has some response to stimuli and his oxygen levels and heart rate have improved. I am guardedly optimistic. He still has not regained consciousness but we will take things minute by minute.
With you at 1:00 pm MST
I'll be there. Hope you will too.