The book is about a family that lives in a rural community in the Midwest that is learning to cope with the many issues of raising children in the twentieth century and after the terrible incident of September 11, 2001. what it takes to have hope to achieve life along with dealing with nature’s fury after Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The mother Katrina battles everyday life with raising three children in a rural community as her life unfolds with one of her children being diagnosed with AD, ADHD and anger psychosis at a young age. As the children grow up to be teenagers the family learns about the real judicial system first hand as the oldest is arrested and taken away from the family. Katrina learns to cope as a parent, mother and wife as the judicial system tears her apart on top of dealing with emotional and medical conditions on a daily basis. The family learns that justice is in the eyes of the holder and life needs to continue with the notion of hope is just at the end of every rainbow. The story continues as Katrina and Darrien try to mend their marriage and accept their fate as parents’. Katrina watches her family more on as the children reach their young adult ages, continues to go back to school and see why life itself is to be treasured. As she watches Hurricane Katrina destroy the gulf coast in 2005 and a great aunt and uncle loose all their early belongings. Katrina soon realizes that if people including herself have hope then things will get brighter at the end of that long tunnel.