Long Ways from Home is a story of friendship, faith, and love, a story of tragedy and healing. It tells of the relationship between four families, focusing primarily on the friendship of the wives. It tells of the effect a tragedy has on them all, and through his angels, God's answer to it. The story shows the importance of real friends, that true love never dies, and that prayers are answered if you just believe.
Johnnie B, a gambler from Chicago, is exiled in Mississippi. Charlie, an army veteran and family friend, comes to realize that he is blessed and becomes a blessing to them all. All is well until tragedy strikes in Ohio. Only the grace of God can see them through it. Each of us has or will experience loss, but God always gives more than he takes. The story shows that through loss and suffering, God makes us stronger and wiser than we were before. Long Ways from Home tells of the awesome power of prayer and how it can bring us all through a time of suffering.