773. Loving Locomotive: a kids’ mindful tale and relaxation

Alex the Toy Train Engine sees love all around his house.

Narrator: Male

Story Begins: 4:13

Loving Locomotive Excerpt:

In a cozy house on Ahway Island, sunshine danced through the windows. Colorful rugs warmed its floors, and its walls were painted in cheerful pastels. Inside this house lived a little electric train named Alex. Alex was a lucky engine because he had an enormous track to travel. He could go to any room he wanted to, thanks to the special route that had been built for him. These tracks weaved their way around the house up near the ceiling, and they even had secret tunnels that connected one room to another. That meant Alex could go on exciting adventures all around.

One morning, the little girl flipped Alex’s switch, and Alex’s wheels started to spin. With a joyful “Chug-a-chug-a choo choo,” he began his journey through the house. He followed the curving tracks in the hallway, and then he entered the dark tunnel just ahead.

Today’s Meditation: Feel your body fill with love as you imagine a puffin family and think about your own unique family.

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