長子逢福退伍想創業，想出國闖蕩，阿敏偷偷讓逢福出國，此舉卻和老公郭淋 (林名宸飾) 意見不和，造成家庭紛爭。此時外甥阿瑞 (張志榮飾) 因車禍意外喪生，弟媳阿枝無法面對喪子之痛，阿敏和師姊們擔任起照顧阿枝的重責大任，並用上人的法開導阿枝，希望她能了悟人生變幻無常。
Her eldest son Fong-Fu retires from military unit and wants to set up his own career and go abroad for exploring. A-Ming secretly supports Fong-Fu to go abroad and this decision makes the trouble with her husband leading into a family conflict issue. In the meantime her nephew A-Rei dies in a car accident, A-Gee ( A-Rei’s mother ) can not face this big loss of her son. A-Ming and some Tzu Chi sisters take the duty to look after A-Gee and guide her with Master’s Dharma and hope she can realize life is impermanent.