Gold is tested in fire before its value is assessed. A man of distinction in all the fields he served, Charles was no pious religious as a youth. His voracious reading on modernism carried him out of the purview of religious teachings. However, the restlessness, loneliness, aimlessness and meaninglessness of life kicked him to and for until he found Fr Havelin who was instrumental to his conversion. From then on his was a life after the example of his own poor Master, ]esus of NaZareth. Today, several religious congregations of men and of women hark back to him and consider him the father of the spirituality and the style of religious life they have adopted. This book, thus, is the deeply moving story of an exceptional man of our century and his profound, yet simple spirituality.