Theodora Mercedes has deep Santa Fe roots but her focus is on the present and tomorrow, and not on where she looks, but in what she sees. Making a better world, creating a stronger family, and paying attention to the universe that gives her life are where she puts her energies. So far, Theodora Mercedes has been successful, until one fine April morning when she leaves to visit her sister in Albuquerque. The springtime that follows is marked by disaster, murder, kidnapping, unearthed family secrets, new-found loves, and spiritual crises. Theodora Mercedes has only her wits, equable demeanor, and the gift to help her navigate troubled times and skies. Before summer comes, Theodora Mercedes discovers that she hasn't prevailed alone.