830. A Fresh Coat of Paint: a story and guided relaxation for children

Felicity Farm Truck finds out that the farmer painted her nickname on her door.

Narrator: Female

Story Begins: 3:35

A Fresh Coat of Paint Excerpt:

Felicity farm truck sat in the garage, ready to go. A few days ago, she’d had a paint job to refresh her paint, and she had been kept inside for a few days afterwards. Today was the first day she would go out and show her fresh paint to the world.

The day started off bright and early.  Her driver entered the garage and started her engine at the earliest light of dawn.  After lots of rumbling as the garage door opened, off they went to the compost pile to pick up a load of rich, vibrant compost.  As they zoomed along, Felicity enjoyed the crisp morning air and the sparkle of dew in the sunrise on the leaves of the trees and bushes.

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

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