Peter begins having doubts about his calling as a Jesuit priest. Trading the mundane life of celibacy and servitude for a more stimulating one of wife and family begins to look appealing. Giving the priesthood one last try, Peter agrees to work at a mission on the Louisiana Gulf Coast. Life becomes even more confusing when he becomes attracted to Jill, a beautiful volunteer who returns his affections. Because of their circumstances, Jill and Peter find themselves at a crossroads in life; grappling with dreams, faith, and feelings not easily dismissed.