Sponsor Essay

On the Nature of Creation

Chelsey - Denver, Colorado
Entered on April 14, 2008

A miracle dwells in a forest cathedral buttressed by soaring cottonwoods draped with garlands of wild grape. In a willow amidst a thicket of wild plum and rose, the miracle—a hummingbird—sits on a downy nest no bigger than a demitasse. This dainty, winged grace—at once…