The Parable of the Hummingbird in the Stairwell

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Yesterday as I was nearing the top of the stairs to my second-floor apartment, laundry basket in hand, I heard a buzzing sound from above. Expecting it to be a large moth, I looked up and saw a hummingbird flying around in the square opening just below our building’s skylight. I opened the front door of the apartment and quietly, so as not to frighten the little guy off, called to my wife for her to come…