The author is a third-generation gambler. He was about to lose his family and friends as a result of his addiction. Living just outside Ann Arbor, Michigan, he received a degree as an educator from the University of Michigan. An elementary teacher, a coach, a parent of three children, a husband, and a son, God had been trying to call him back home. He had left love behind, being tormented by a gambling demon. After much reluctance and ten years of gambling, he finally took God's invitation. God showed him the way to get rid of his demon. The way was through the desert. In the desert of Las Vegas, he took up his cross, making a pilgrimage out of a four-day trip with his mom. He tried to fast from all betting. God helped him beat his addiction and showed His power, the power of love. Now He wants to help you.