Nikki Alexander returns home after a 13-year absence to have her life turned upside down. She discovers 100 years of family traditions, obligations, and bonds of faith, love and forgiveness. Five generations earlier a strong willed, determined slave escaped through the Underground Railroad. As she questions her faith Lily weaves a tapestry of courage, hope and love. Grandmother Violet battles her overbearing mother in the 1930's and sacrifices everything in her quest for independence. The sudden death of Nikki's mother, plagues her father Paul with hopelessness. Forgetting his responsibilities, he abandons his daughter when she needs him most. When Nikki's inheritance is about to be taken from her, she must decide whether to stay and fight for her birthright, forgive her father, or leave without her family.