On Quietude: Q&A with Poet Jenny Binckes Lee

Jenny Binckes Lee lives, writes, and whispers to growing things in Kensington, Maryland. Stringing words together is how she reminds herself to notice bravery, kindness, and the quicksilver beauty of small things. Jenny’s poem “Nuns of My Order” appeared in LPR’s Summer 2019 issue. She read this poem at our June issue launch (video below). Many thanks […]

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Delving into Doubt: The Doubtful Virtue of Religious Certainty

Between belief and disbelief, certainty and uncertainty, trust and distrust lies doubt. Doubt can be deliberate questioning or a state of indecision, resulting in a reassessment of what reality means or a paralyzing suspension between contradictory propositions. An uncomfortable condition, as Voltaire observed, but preferable to certainty, which is inherently absurd. Or some surprising gap […]

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