Jim Desmond spent thirty-three years managing and protecting our nation’s natural resources. As a forest ranger, campground supervisor, wildland firefighter, and natural resources manager, Jim reveals this firsthand account of events he witnessed during his career. He shares personal observations and experiences, providing insight into the career of a public servant. Jim intertwines the events of his early years of searching for direction, the highlights of his early career, his eventual life-changing spiritual experience, and his subsequent rise to a successful career in management. His life and personal experiences are a human-interest story of spiritual and professional growth.