A US senator is called upon to bring to light the suffering of the people of Sudan in the illegal slave trade. Initially the senator (married to a political cynic) refuses but, nudged by her son, it soon changes.
A migrant family follows the crops. Tino has a musical gift and Tess helps him use his voice in the local church and submit for a musical scholarship. The father hurts his back and needs Tino in the fields. The angels must help them.
Molly plans a surprise party for her husband when she learns she may have cancer. Andrew is a worker on their farm and tells Molly to tell her husband. Andrew learns he is not there for Molly as there is another tragedy about to happen.
Lonnie is a homeless man who is taken the hospital ER because he is suicidal. Lonnie's friend Duncan is the doctor. Another personality is trying to take Lonnie's soul. The angels and Duncan must help heal Lonnie.
Uncle Dudley owned a taffy store, and had a television show for the children. When he died, his son inherited the business but it is losing money. The angels must show him how much the people love his store and the memory of his father.
Robert wants to visit his mother, and his wife reluctantly agrees even though she does not like the old neighborhood. As days pass, the mother calls Robert to help her, and he is killed in transit. The two women are angry at each other.
At a holiday party Nick proposes to Angela but she fears commitment. Angela talks to Andrew about her father, the reason for her fear, and the time capsule they built. She agrees to open the capsule and then finds the truth about her father
A construction worker is fired because he spoke out about the shortcuts being taken on a building being built. Desperate for a job, he becomes a chauffeur and finds the clients are gangsters. That's when his whole world turns upside down.
Monica works with a group of teenagers from Ireland for a missionary program in the United States. They are to restore an old home and must work in harmony. Two teens are Catholic; two are Protestants.
At an art museum, a Vietnam vet, an artist, and a dying mother all come together for the security guard's final day. Haunted by a painting and his past, the veteran (Edward Asner) must come to terms with a tragic Christmas day.
Monica and Tess enter a woman's prison to help a woman who thinks she was wrongly convicted of killing a man. Monica helps stage a play in prison to get the women to open up. Andrew must help the father of that man come to forgive the woman.
The angels must help a teenager whose family lives on a time-line for every activity. The teen is diagnosed with diabetes and it interrupts her athletic schedule and the parents' life as they try to open a new restaurant.
A grown man is too attached to his mother to let her live her own life and have her own money. Monica visits for a clothing donation and gets Abby to visit the senior home. Abby moves there, and her son tries to get her to move back home.
Ricky is a gas station attendant who just lost his job since the station is closing. Monica goes to help with the closing inventory of items, and to convince him that a door closing opens another door and that he needs to pursue his poetry.
While learning to parallel park, Monica bumps into a man who walks in front of the car. While not hurt, he is rude to her. Monica is upset and it seems to affect her whole day regardless of how she tries to make it up to him.
Monica, Tess and Andrew return to see Audrey Carmichael, now an alcoholic and still angry over her son's death. Emma, another angel, shows up to assist, and Andrew later gets in touch with a woman who may have a connection to Audrey.
With a new computer in the house, a young daughter accidentally clicks a link to a porn site. When the father takes control to change the site, he becomes interested in online porn and it starts to affect his home and work life.