內容簡介 What is life all about? It is a serious question asked by many, especially when threatened with uncertainties and personal tragedies. An appropriate answer to such a question is necessary to lead a meaningful and purpose-filled life. Cherian Pulimootil's book, the Travails through Tides, tells his personal struggles and times of powerlessness through his life. When he was just about to give up, believing he was destined to his fate, he turned to God for help. With the power of prayer, he is strengthened to tide over his difficulties. He reveals a number of near-death experiences that changed him. It is a captivating story touched by his bountiful spirit of honesty, tenacity, and faith in God. The book is an easy read and highlights the influence of cultural and religious values in a person's life. Its few chapters include detailed travel experiences to various landmarks in India, U.S.A., and Israel.