Owen spends the day with his mom at work and helps return an otter to the sea.

Narrator: Male

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 7:12

At Work with Mom Excerpt:

A warm glow spilled through Owen’s window as the sun rose. Sensing the time, and eager to get going, Owen hopped out of bed. He zipped over to his closet and grabbed his favorite purple t shirt and a cool pair of pants that would dry fast if the waves splashed him, or it began to rain. Owen wanted to be prepared. He wanted to show everyone his best for his day with mom. All dressed, Owen hurried downstairs to eat breakfast. Mom grinned when she saw Owen. She bubbled with as much excitement as he did for their day together.

As Owen finished his breakfast his mom asked, “Are you ready to go to work with me?”

Owen beamed at his mom and exclaimed, “Yes! Let’s go!”

Owen and his mom walked out the door and headed to the marina. In the distance Owen heard waves rolling onto the shore, seagulls singing their morning greetings, and motorboats rumbling on the sea.

Today’s Meditation: Gently sway like the graceful willow tree in today’s meditation.

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