Camilla is concerned that her newfound faith is wavering since she doesn't feel as excited about it anymore. Meanwhile, Connie tries to get Eugene and Katrina to break out of the routine in their marriage.
Eight-year-old Camilla is an energetic girl with a lot of enthusiasm for sports, animals, and even serenading mariachi bands! She occasionally gets in squabbles with her sister Olivia, but they always work it out.
Connie has worked at Whit’s End since she moved to Odyssey. She is spontaneous and never inclined to hold back what she’s thinking, but she has a strong heart for discipleship—especially toward the kids at Whit’s End.
Eugene is Whit’s dependable, eccentric genius of an assistant. Whether he’s working at Whit’s End, teaching at Campbell College, or developing another big invention, Eugene knows everything about everything (or thinks he does).
Eva is a sensible mom who works part-time as a nurse at a local clinic. She has to find the right balance between raising her family and dealing graciously with her mother, who wants to make sure their Hispanic heritage doesn’t get lost.
After an on-and-off relationship lasting several years, Katrina Shanks finally married the relationally-challenged Eugene Meltsner. His mental equal in every way, she is a softer, non-hysterical version of Eugene. The star-crossed intellectuals were born to be together.