"What have I to dread, what have I to fear, Leaning on the everlasting arms?I have blessed peace, with my Lord so near, Leaning on the everlasting arms " As the words float by her, Meg is bitter. "What have I to dread? Life without either of my parents " she fumes inside. "What have I to fear? Going to live with a family we've never met " Follow along as Meg Sonnenfeld is orphaned, come with her as she goes to live with a large family a few hours away, learn why Lissie, one of the girls she goes to live with, is so bitter, and see what happens when cholera strikes-again. Will Meg's sister die? Why has all this happened? Will Meg learn to "Lean On the Everlasting Arms"?