A librarian's daughter feels smothered by her mother. The mother tries to do everything for her daughter, not allowing her daughter to make her own decisions and live her own life. Monica must help the mother and daughter.
Marc is a distinguished lawyer who returns to his old neighborhood. He represents a tobacco company in a class action suit. What Mark does not know is that his mother who worked for the tobacco company has lung cancer.
A minister is involved in a car accident and his son dies in the other car. Now he is beginning to doubt God just when the son's surviving friend, whom he convinced not to steal the church's teen-center money to run away from her overbearing father, has even more need to talk to him.
Monica is due for her angel evaluation. She runs into Kathleen, a fallen angel who tricks Monica into another meeting room. Andrew and Tess wait for Monica in the right place. The angels recall previous assignments.
Tess revisits the Greenes. She tells them God says Josh needs to go with Tess. Josh has to help Monica see, since she is temporarily blinded. They travel to a city filled with tension. Part 2 is finished on The Promised Land.
Hank sees a picture of a missing child on a milk carton and realizes it is his younger brother. Monica helps him find out he was adopted. Tess and Andrew must help the real father and the lawyer who helped place the kidnapped boy.
George is an old army veteran from WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, who thinks he has nothing left to live for. He has also been removed from six separate retirement homes. Monica is assigned, as an old woman, to show him the joy of living again.
A rapist who was convicted and now paroled goes to the town of the victim. She is terrified of him. The rapist visits her, asking for forgiveness. She refuses. The angels must help them and her family with the healing.
A father is disappointed in his son, Kevin, who parties and squanders money as a way of life. When the father dies, Kevin finds out he is cut out of the will and his inheritance. Kevin must learn to get a job and earn his own money.
Joe Greene returns to his brother Russell's home where his son is living. On the drive, he causes an accident that kills two people and puts a child in the hospital. He does not tell anyone. Part 2 is finished on The Promised Land.
A couple expecting their first child have a baby shower at a café where Andrew is the temporary worker. Tess and Monica are Lamaze teachers. During a visit to the doctor, the parents learn their child has Down Syndrome.
A distraught farmer in a drought-stricken community files suit against God. Tess arrives to defend, and Monica to testify. The trial teaches the farmer and everyone else in town the value of being good neighbors, and also drives home a stern lesson about the inherent folly of theodicy--an attempt to judge God by human standards.
At a summer camp, four teenagers are planning to commit suicide because they are HIV-positive and feel they are going to die anyway. The girls come with attitudes as well. The angels must help them see life is worth living.
Andrew is an eligible bachelor placed on auction to raise money for medical research. A female doctor wins the bid for Andrew, but then refuses to go on a date since she is too busy. Andrew tries to teach her to enjoy the life God gave her.
Libby's father was on the Hollywood Blacklist in the 1950s, but is now being honored. He is dead, but his best friend and Libby's mother Vera are to accept the award. When Vera refuses, Libby finds out the truth from that time.
Annie is a bitter widow who is losing her eyesight. She is angry with her friends ever since her husband died years previous. The angels must help the friends talk to each other and find the truth about the husband's death.