“There was a lot of peace missing in my life and I was thirsty for it.” Natalie Sebastian journeyed through high school looking for hope. The question was, how much did she want to be happy, content, free? She sensed a significant sense of peace and joy in a classmate and was convinced that she wanted whatever he had. Finding a deeper meaning when it seemed that all else in life had failed, was difficult. It’s hard to have hope in those circumstances, but her liberation awaited.