Lucy and Elton are neighbors, but he's jealous of his wife's friendship with Lucy, and she thinks he's overbearing. When her friend suddenly dies, Lucy agrees to marry Elton - but only for the sake of the children. Lucy is steadfast in her faith, while Elton is an unbeliever, bitter over his wife's death unbeliever, bitter over his wife's death and the murder of his parents by natives. When Elton is elected to oversee the native relocation program, he finds himself protecting those he once despised. With Lucy's help, he takes a journey toward forgiveness that leads him to the Lord. Just when Lucy dares to love again, Elton makes a confession that breaks her heart. Will love cause him to stay or to go?