LOVE AND LOSS IN A CULTURE SEDUCED BY LEGALISM AND SECULARISM: It's the late 1960's, and Robert Macon heads off to a small Christian college. Eager and hopeful, it's there that he expects to find friendship, love, and God. He couldn't have been more wrong. Instead, he meets a merciless, strict set of rules and forces that seem set against him. Excluded, confused, and longing for acceptance, he delves into the provocative counterculture of flower-power and free-love. Ensnared between opposing worlds, Robert sets out on a spiritual journey in search of truth and integrity . . . And it's the current day, when a man haunted by the past returns to California to seek internal reconciliation. Instead, he is shocked to discover that choices he made years ago have born significant consequences. He w faces the biggest challenge of his life . . . Pale Tides, engages readers in a humorous yet dramatic journey of soul-searching and self-discovery. The book landscapes a vivid tapestry of life in California during the Cultural Revolution of the '60's. It presents the challenge to consider the impact of modern-day culture in our lives.