The author is a middle-aged, Caribbean-born family man who, though being exposed to many schools of thought, has found it difficult to reconcile seemingly opposing views. The author grew up in Trinidad and Tobago and has traveled through the Caribbean region and the United States, observing the way people live. After years of public service and studying sociology, a unique outlook has emerged. He outlines a journey and experience of awakening and sharing in this partial memoir. J. Pascall encourages community and compassion and a gentle self-critiquing system to heighten our experience. The author promotes self-reliance and self-confidence to arrest the flavor of our lives.