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The dash for land in frontier Oklahoma brings Mennonite settlers Paulina and Gerhard Nickel into conflict not only with the native Cherokee but also with each other.

Based on my great-grandparents’ homesteading experiences.

Newest in the STEPS TOWARD series

Steps Toward Joy

Come on a journey to find something deeper and longer-lasting than happiness – a joy that informs and encompasses everything we do.

“The personal anecdotes pull you right in.” Stefania Hartley, author


Lighthouses are special for me. They are beacons, showing the way, warning of danger, and shining in the gloom. Read how lighthouses can inspire generosity:

Writer Of The Week: Sandy Salisbury

Click HERE to read the full interview from The People’s Friend online magazine.