The author, Todd Brandoff, survived being shot down in his helicopter in the Viet Nam War in 1967. He went through severe PTSD and ultimately became a Christian. This book tells some of his journey that he went through from the Darkness into the Light.
The title chosen for this book originally appeared in a short story which has been reprinted in this book. The events described in the "whale story" and other life changing events led the author and his wife, Kerry, to lifelong relationships with hundreds of children and adults around the world. They experienced many times the beautiful visions and purpose that God had given them.