When I first took tice of the overbearing blue sign with its stark white letters placed near the state line along the Maine Turnpike, my first thought was, According to whom? Miranda Gardiner's tumultuous lifetime of searching for hope in all the wrong places leads her to question the avenue of justice she has always trod down. Set up for failure in youth by emotionally and physically abusive relationships, Miranda's voyage didn't get easier with age. Finding the motto advertised along the Maine state border to be further from reality when the neighbors of a close-knit community take her and her family on a ride of injustice and greed, Miranda seeks justice from the government only to find fairness to be more of a fantasy than fact. It is then Miranda decides to give in to the only law she kws will t faltera the Law of Love. Bypassing the bitterness and anger of a hardened soul by moving forward towards a new journey of forgiveness, grace, and faith allows Miranda to find her home in Maine, The Way Life Should Be.