547. Cozy Cove: a relaxing short story and meditation

When Connor Cleaner Fish gets a visit from some traveling fish, he realizes that it’s good to take a break sometimes.

Narrator: Male

Story Begins: 5:06

Cozy Cove Excerpt:

It was a beautiful morning at the oceanfront. Sunlight shimmered on the water, making each gentle wave look like a row of beautiful blue diamonds rising to greet the clear sky. All of the ocean animals in Ahway Island Cove woke up with big smiles on their faces, ready to start the day.


Connor Cleanerfish swam out from underneath the tiny coral cave he called home and looked around. Connor yawned and stretched, taking in the beauty of the cove and watching the other colorful fish and sea creatures swim around their cozy cove on this early morning.


Connor was a little different from the other fish that lived around him. He didn’t like to play as much as they did. When he wasn’t working on cleaning the other fish who came to him when they needed their scales or shells or fins cleaned, Connor spent much of his time near his coral cave and the nearby rocks making sure that his home stayed just as clean as his fish friends.

Today’s Meditation: Relax as you imagine you are a baby penguin snuggled close to its papa.

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