This window overlooks the Cairns coastal plain, Trinity Inlet and the Yarrabah Peninsula.
God said, 'Let the earth produce vegetation: seed-bearing plants, and fruit trees bearing fruit with their seed inside, on the earth'. And so it was. The earth produced vegetation: plants bearing seed in their several kinds, and trees bearing fruit with their seed inside in their several kinds. God saw that it was good....
The three major themes of landscape, flora and fauna are intensified in colour, form, detail and complex interrelationship until like an orchestrated fanfare the crowning glory of creation - humanity - is delivered in the middle of this window.
God said, 'Let us make man in our own image, in the likeness of ourselves, and let them be masters of the fish of the sea, the birds of heaven, the cattle, all the wild beasts and all the reptiles that crawl upon the earth....
Echoing Genesis' emphasis that humanity is the centre of creation, humanity is placed in the very centre of these windows, and is also in the centre of a circle of animals.
God planted a garden in Eden which is in the east, and there he put the man he had fashioned. God caused to spring up from the soil every kind of tree, enticing to look at and good to eat, with the tree of life and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil in the middle of the garden. A river flowed from Eden to water the garden....
Here, as the sun sets and the kookaburra laughs overhead, the mother prepares the evening meal. She is the central image representing birth, caring and love.
The preparation of food has attracted two children who approach her with confidence, expectation and trust. In the background a pregnant woman and another with a child, who represent both future and community, also look forward to the meal.
The man representing knowledge, education and custom, pauses to point to the prism of light across in window 2.
God blessed them, saying to them, 'Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth and conquer it. Be masters of the fish of the sea, the birds of heaven and all living animals on the earth.' God said, 'See, I give you all the seed-bearing plants that are upon the whole earth, and all the trees with seed-bearing fruit; this shall be your food. To all wild beasts, all birds of heaven and all living reptiles on the earth I give you all the foliage of plants for food.' And so it was. God saw all he had made, and indeed it was very good. Evening came and morning came: the sixth day....
The strong sense of family group harmony and purpose is emphasised by the skilled artefacts which all humanity recognises as the essentials - homes, a fireplace, gathered wood, a firelighter, a fish net, grinding stones for food preparation, mats and carefully crafted vessels containing food and water.