The Jim Martin family lives in the dry plains where drought is a way of life. Jim's tried everything to make it rain -- from flying kites to shooting off gunpowder -- and has become a laughingstock among local ranchers. Even the school-year taunting of his son doesn't stop him in his quest. Hearing of an old-timer who is able to conjure water, Jim travels to Rock Springs on a desperate mission for water -- and what he finds proves to be nothing short of a miracle . . .