Told through the eyes of "Mary" (Susan Hayward), this is the story of a newlywed Methodist pastor's wife who moves with her husband "William" (William Lundigan) to a new, rural, community. His job is to tend his flock - willing or otherwise, her's is to support him - and arguably a much more difficult task a that. Simultaneously, this happy couple are trying to start a family. She is not from the toughest of stock, and the sacrifices and adjustments she is required to make really do test her mettle. When tragedy ensues both she and her spouse have to make some very difficult choices, but will t... read the rest.