theater, married to a young man destined for every worldly success, blessed with two children. And yet, I was hollow, full of anguish and despair. Outside my life, in some realm I could not reach, was the free life I sought: the life ruled by beauty and by truth; a life in which the principles, which beckoned to me, could be applied daily; where I could seek, first, the Kingdom of God; take no thought for the morrow, overcome evil with good; where I could rejoice and be exceeding glad.
I was not able to act from these principals within the context of life as I was living it. So, not without deep doubt, I had to renounce it. Though my decision may have been truly judged as selfish and careless of others, I think it was not. In my new life, I am free to bring my acts into harmony with my