The story of St. Mary of Egypt is one of repentance and transformation. She was a young woman who pursued men for her own lustful desires. But after being blocked from entering the church of the Holy Sepulchre, she realized that she needed to change her ways. She made a vow to God to live a life of obedience and humility, and she ended up spending the rest of her years in a desert monastery. Her story is an example of how, through repentance and asceticism, it is possible to change one's heart and find true freedom.