Katie Ann lost the love of her life to another woman. Now God is offering a new beginning. Settling into her new life in Canaan, Colorado, Katie Ann Stoltzfus gives birth to a beautiful baby boy. This child comes to her late in life following the death of her estranged husband. She resolves to play the role of both mother and father to the child. Ivan was her one true love and despite his infidelities, she mourns his loss and vows never to trust another man.
Eli Detweiler arrives in Canaan from Middlefield, Ohio, to attend his niece's wedding. Back in Middlefield, he raised his kids following his wife's death fifteen years ago, and with each of his children married and beginning their own lives, Eli is looking forward to living a less structured life, and eating shoofly pie for breakfast every morning. There's no one to be responsible for except himself. But when a meddling--but good hearted--Englisch woman plays matchmaker for Katie Ann and Eli, can they restructure their expectations of the future and step onto the new path God is paving for them?