Decisions! Decisions!: The Dynamics of Choice

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We are made human by our ability to choose. This lavishly illustrated colection of original stories, poems, and essays broadens and brightens our pathways of possibilities. It spreads before us the many facets of choice: conscious choice and unconscious choice, choice for self and choice for others, good choice and bad choice, small choice and large.

This volume is part of the Chrysalis Reader series, which explores themes of spiritual development and growth through poetry,...

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Overview

We are made human by our ability to choose. This lavishly illustrated colection of original stories, poems, and essays broadens and brightens our pathways of possibilities. It spreads before us the many facets of choice: conscious choice and unconscious choice, choice for self and choice for others, good choice and bad choice, small choice and large.

This volume is part of the Chrysalis Reader series, which explores themes of spiritual development and growth through poetry, essays, short fiction, and artwork.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780877852308
  • Publisher: Swedenborg Foundation Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/1/1999
  • Series: Chrysalis Readers
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Robert F. Lawson’s poetry has appeared in Three Rivers Poetry Journal, Salt Lick, Plum Review, Phoenix, Negative Capability, Lullwater Review, Kalliope, Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, and others.  He is currently the major gifts and planned giving officer for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network.  A co-editor for the Chrysalis Reader and former editor for Simon & Schuster, Lawson does freelance editing and writing consultation as time permits.

Carol S. Lawson holds a master’s degree in creative writing and literature from Bennington College. Her long and varied career in publishing has included editing a medical journal for Harper & Row, publications work for the U.S. Public Health Service and the Environmental Protectio

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Table of Contents

Editor's Note
Prelude
The Paths at Beechwood ix
Part I Kismet
Star Glyph Transmission An Interview 3
Mal Aire fiction 6
Maybe My Friend fiction 8
Hallowed Is the Hollow Self 11
On the Road to Balenbahd fiction 14
Thy Will, Not Mine 20
As Above, So Below 27
Noah at the Lumberyard poem 34
The Buddha Knot poem 35
Part II Heart's Compass
The Blue Stole fiction 38
Heart's Compass 51
Encounter in a Bookstore fiction 54
The Road Home fiction 62
Dozing at Chartres poem 68
Part III Where Angels Fear to Tread
Alone in My Body 72
Single Parent 78
The Rite of Choice 82
Hard Decisions 85
Choosing to Adopt 93
Spur poem 99
Sarai's Dilemma poem 100
Part IV Work Issues
Tidal Choices 104
Have a Good Fright 108
Balkan Renaissance 113
The Wave of the Future and the Smell of Success 122
Perils of Space Travel fiction 126
Louise Boyd Land poem 133
Nothing Stirs poem 135
Part V Ring Around a Rosary
Giving Tess Religion 139
Ring Around the Rosary 142
Easter Eggs and Yarmulkes 146
Coming to Believe 149
Charity poem 154
Part VI Target Versus Arrow
Aid and Comfort fiction 161
The Giving Spirit 167
A Chosen Path 172
Chocolate or Vanilla? 177
Buttercups fiction 183
The Cowbird or the Flycatcher 190
Deciding poem 194
Those Who Wrote, Died poem 195
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