TABLE OF CONTENTS
A Buddhist Wedding, Christian Baptism, and a Jewish Funeral
by Elizabeth Stephens
Bebs and David celebrating on the Day of the Wedding in Israel.
1.0 Auslander Up!
2.0 Meet David
3.0 Introducing my Mother the Brave and Beautiful Bebs
4. 0 Helen and David’s Rendezvous in Tel Aviv
5.0 I Got the Message
Elizabeth Lascar born in Los Angeles.
6.0 I Named You After Queen Elizabeth
7.0 Bebs Premature Adieu
8.0 Blackout~The Fairytale Abruptly Ends
9.0 Invisible Children
10.0 No Hopskotch, No Curls Child! Big Brother is Watching You!
11.0 Toilet Talk and Bath Time Torchure
12.0 Junior’s Deli It Was Not, Nasty Food It Was
13.0 Outcastes at the Ice Show
14.0 TV Dinners, Sunday at the Movies, and I Still Hate Baby Ruth Bars
15.0 An Uneasy Alliance with My Sis Living in a Parallel Universe
16.0 Say the Magic Word
A Young Buddhist Radical living in West LA.
17.0 Free at Last!
18.0 Kibbutz, Kosher Kitchens, Masada and a Pilgrimage to Mount Fuji
19.0 Stockholm Syndrome, Baloney Sandwiches and Sunday at the Movies
20.0 Angel Corps, the Big Apple and Study Exams
James and I at his 10 year reunion at James Monroe High School.
21.0 Do You Have My Copy of Human Revolution, Still?
22.0 The Wicked Stepmother’s Last Bite
23.0 Are You Kidding? Tracy Shiffman Designed Your Wedding Invitations?
24.0 A Perfect Day for Our Buddhist Wedding
25.0 Flowers from Heaven
26.0 Hawaiian Leis, the Hustle and Wedding Cake in Pacific Palisades
27.0 “Do You Want an Unbloody Lip or a Baby?”
28.0 The Accident Report Read, “Act of God”
James and I being baptized in the Pacific Ocean by Pastor Clarence in October 1984 in Santa Monica, California.
29.0 Goal to Be First Buddhist Amway Diamonds
30.0 Christian Enlightenment
31.0 Baptism, Christian Wedding and the Pursuit of God
32.0 The Witch’s Hat
33.0 Out of the Blue
34.0 An Awkward Reunion
IV. A JEWISH FUNERAL
35.0 A Jewish Funeral