My mother is probably the most ethical person I know. Truth, honesty, and self-awareness are cornerstone values in her life, and she strives to keep her ego in check. (She tells me she is not always successful, but I don’t see it. She also tells me I idealize her.) Posturing, superficiality, and shallow definitions of happiness have no place in her life. Her personal belief is that the key to fulfillment and satisfaction is to live one’s life with integrity and meaning.
In this photo: Jillian and her mother, Jo Ann McKarus