by Deborah Moran
Age 58. Houston, TX
Many call my dad a saint without much exaggeration. He is that rare thing, incredibly emotionally mature, unfailingly beneficent, full of wisdom based on extremely grounded and logical thinking, loved by all who know him. I inherited his way of thinking, but not his gentle temperament. So I try to spread his ideas and wisdom and live them myself, but will never equal his ability to appeal to people’s better nature. Next life, perhaps.