Joe Smith has painfully survived his years into manhood- but is w heading down the wrong path in life. An unexpected tragedy shakes Joe to the core of his soul- causing him to change his lifestyle for the better. As Joe changes- so does his life. He meets a special lady and learns to open up, share his feelings and finally live again. Joe finds old letters from his mother; they guide him and assure him that all will work out fine as he finds himself lost and in pain, yet again. Joe learns that though he has been through a lot in his life- he is loved and his loved ones may be gone physically but they are closer to him w more than ever spiritually, giving him the strength he needs to be able to grow and share old memories with his living family and build new memories.