757. Farewell Fiesta: a relaxing short story and meditation

When Nutsy Squirrel tells Peanut Squirrel that he is going to visit his grandmother, Peanut decides to throw him a party!

Narrator: Female

Story Begins: 4:19

Farewell Fiesta Excerpt:

Right in the middle of the Ahway Island forest, where trees swayed gently and sunlight peeked through their branches, there lived a playful little squirrel named Peanut. Peanut shared a special friendship with a squirrel named Nutsy. Every day, Peanut and Nutsy would bound through the forest together. They would gather nuts,play games, and laugh until they could no longer stand, with their fluffy tails wiggling in delight.
One sunny morning, as the leaves rustled and the birds sang their cheerful tunes, Nutsy scampered over to Peanut. His eyes sparkled with excitement, and he could barely contain what he had to say. “Peanut,” he exclaimed, “guess what? My grandma invited me to stay with her on the mainland!”

Today’s Meditation: Feel calm and relaxed as you imagine a baby elephant and its mama.

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