Touching Earth, Touching Sky is a story of self-discovery, a journey into the many layers of a strong, thirty-eight-year-old Montana woman s life, revealing her secret thoughts and intimate struggles, her loves and her regrets, all set among the trappings of her everyday life. Meg Halverson s character and ideals were shaped by her down-to-earth life on her parents Central Montana wheat-farm. But now, after eighteen years as the wife of a banker & land-developer, in a Western Montana university town, she is bitterly unhappy. She was brought up to believe that marriage would give her companionship and love. But her husband exploits her natural talents for his success and neglects her otherwise, making her feel lonely and superfluous. Only her children bring her happiness. On the very day that Meg decides to throw off the yoke of her husband s expectations a devastating tragedy occurs. As she strives to understand the new situation she faces, she finds solace on a beautiful, pristine mountainside. Later, when she hears that that mountainside is in the sights of a land developer, she realizes that she is emotionally linked to it. The mountainside s plight of being ravaged and having its very essence destroyed in the name of progress sounds all too familiar to her... Later, as the lonely owner of a valuable piece of land, she finds that each person entering her life presents her with a unique choice. Meg s love for the land is a quiet message, but it is always there. The comfort and healing she and her family gain from their wilderness Touching Earth and Touching Sky delivers the message that unsullied land is essential for the human spirit; and that by fighting for Mother Nature s gifts there is hope for the future.