Even life's most desolate experiences can bring beautiful surprises There comes a time in life when we find ourselves in the desert place of burning questions: Why? And why me? But even as we shake our fist heavenward, the heart whispers another question: Who? Who are you, God? Who are you to me? Against the backdrop of the Sonoran Desert, Lynne Hartke asks her own hard questions as cancer arrives like a thief with one goal: to take it all.