Joan Didion

The Myth of Christianity

June 15, 2015

No, Frog Sullivan wasn’t telling the high school students at First Baptist Church that Christianity is a myth. The year was probably 1974, and I was the new Sunday School director for the huge sophomore and junior department. I didn’t really know what to do, so I invited the founding leader of Corpus Christi Young Life to come speak. I shall never forget his message. …

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Bereavement: “I’ve Been Robbed!”

May 22, 2015

Dallas, May 16, 2015. Today I will attend graduation ceremonies for two of the grands. The younger will receive a BA in psychology from SMU at 3 p.m. Three hours later his older brother will receive his law degree from SMU law school. Lev is supposed to be here!  He died six years ago, right before the oldest grand graduated from high school. He was …

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