Prompted by her boyfriend’s ultimatum, Blaine Taylor boarded a train to escape. The friendship she made that day led her to a job she could have never imagined. As Callie Reynold’s caregiver, Blaine came to see the meaning of life from a ninety-year-old’s perspective. Mason McAnder wanted only to become acquainted with his nana’s new employee, yet he realized that Blaine needed more than a typical dating relationship. She needed to see a love that far exceeded that which any man could give her. Blaine’s greatest test was to endure one of life’s devastating tragedies and to know that God’s love holds up even under the worst circumstances.
By spending Christmas with the McAnder family, Blaine began to see how baking holiday cookies, buying heartfelt gifts, and even putting together a puzzle, all came under the umbrella of celebrating Christ’s birth. As a tiny seed of hope sprouted, Blaine realized her life did matter. Could she face her past mistakes and move on? It wouldn’t be easy, but nothing had ever come uncomplicated or painless for Blaine.