Father Dale is an Anglican Priest, a Retired Licensed Plumber and Heavy Equipment Operator and Psychologist. He resides with his wife Sharon in Fresno California and is a Priest at St. James Anglican Cathedral. He is also the Vocations Officer for the Diocese of San Joaquin. He is an Emeritus Faculty member of Fresno Pacific University and a civilian with the Mountaineering Unit of the Fresno County Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue Team. He completed the Western States 100 mile endurance run in 2001 and the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon in 2004. Dale and Sharon enjoy hiking and backpacking in nearby Yosemite and Sequoia/Kings Canyon Parks. They have four sons and three grandsons. His story is that of an ordinary prodigal transformed and empowered to serve Jesus Christ. These Meditations are based on a desire to offer comfort and exhortation to others.