It was a record-breaking contest this year with more entries than ever. The judges could not confine themselves to only three awards, so four honors were given this year. Keep your eye out for these exceptional personal essays in future issues of Sunstone!
1st Place: “Invisible but Real” by John Gustav-Wrathall
2nd Place: “What Remains When Disbelief Has Gone?” by Derrick Clements
3rd Place: “The Madness of Faith,” By Emily Belanger
3rd Place: “An Open Palm and a Consecrated Life: Three Meditations on Being-With Others,” by Tyler Chadwick