professional career. I prefer to work, as well as think, for myself. This pattern colors my life in spiritual matters also. For example, though I believe in a Supreme Being, I am not an active church member. Perhaps I would be more inclined to formal religion if at boarding school, I had not been compelled to attend chapel twice daily, and three times on Sunday—walking nearly six miles, all told, to get to church.
Since religion was thrust upon me, I rebelled against it in my younger days. Gradually, I worked up a highly personalized set of conduct standards of my own. Although fully conscious that too often I do not live up to these standards, I have set them up as an ideal by which I constantly strive to measure