His orphaned childhood left him bitter and despondent with no sense of direction. Homeless, and nursing a drug habit, Miles allows himself to be alienated from everything meaningful in his life. The death of his younger brother Aaron, whom he had abandoned at a foster agency, drives him farther away from everyone. He finds himself on a Colorado bound journey to spread his brother's stolen ashes. On the road he makes the mistake of picking up a hitchhiker named TJ who implicates him in a crime, turning Miles into a fugitive from the law. Upon reading his brother's journal, he learns more about the deep faith that Aaron had in God; a faith he had once shared. Convicted of his bitterness and anger, Mils is given wise advice by a mysterious stranger and faces a difficult choice that could set him free forever.