All his life Danny Anderson was taught of the grace of God and of his miracles. Christ had walked on water and had even raised the dead. He had created the heavens and the earth. With all his heart Danny believes God surely will protect his mother, who was the purest person he knew. When she dies after a long and terrible struggle with cancer he loses faith in everything he once believed and is plunged into life-threatening darkness.
If we live any length of time we will lose someone we deeply love and feel the unbearable pain of it. What is the meaning of suffering? Anyone who has lost someone they love will feel the great healing power of what Danny discovers.