The hardships of growing up in large Amish families had created a bond between Elizabeth and her best friend Rachel. In precious moments of free time they would escape to their favorite place by the creek to share their visions of the future. Rachel dreamed of romance, while Elizabeth wondered what life would be like to not be Amish. But their girlhood dreams are shattered when Rachel is diagnosed with a severe illness. And the essence of their faith is tested as both girls come to grips with Rachel's illness. Elizabeth struggles to find the strength to cope with the tragic events as the mysteries of life and love unfold before her.