Gwin Brooklands leads a very tough life. She grew up without a father. Her mother hates her. Like any young child, Gwin longs for love. She settles for small doses from the tight bond she has with her brother Paul until one day when she meets Josh Lambe. At first she doesn't trust him. He seems too kind. In time, as she grows into her teens, Gwin begins to appreciate him despite the miles which now separate them. When Gwin nearly dies from an unfortunate accident in college, Josh plays a key role in her emotional and physical healing, which begins a spiritual awakening in her. She feels her life is finally complete. However, when Josh dies unexpectedly, Gwin realizes that he might have been her father.