It’s a gloomy and rainy day on Ahway Island, but Serena and Salvador Sea Lion have a fun day anyway!

Narrator: Male

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 7:41

Gloomy Day Fun Excerpt:

It was a gloomy afternoon on Ahway Island. The sun was shining behind the clouds, of course, but nobody on the island could see it, because there were too many clouds in the way. It wasn’t really cold, but the air was heavy, as if the clouds wanted to rain down on the ground below but just weren’t quite ready yet. The world just felt a little dreary and as if everything was just…waiting for something.
Serena and her friends were sleeping on some big rocks in the water not far from the shoreline. They had felt listless in the morning and had decided to take a nap. Now, the tide was starting to come in, and the water rose higher and higher against the rocks until at last, suddenly, a wave swept up over the rock and all over Serena’s body.

Serena woke up with a start as the cold water hit her, her eyes opening wide.

“Oof!” she said in surprise. But then she giggled. After all, she had thick, warm fur and the cold water didn’t bother her.

“The tides coming in, everyone! Let’s play!” she said loudly.

Today’s Meditation: Imagine floating in a tranquil pool, safe and relaxed, as the water rocks you gently.

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