Connor the cleaner fish has a conundrum. Sean the shark has a toothache. Connor wonders whether it’s safe to clean the shark’s mouth. What will he do?

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 5:28

Narrator: Male

Connor’s Conundrum Excerpt:

Connor twirled around his home to warm up for his busy day. Then the little cleaner fish zipped out the door. Connor zigged and zagged just outside the coral showing off his bright pink and blue stripes. The shop was open for the day. The little cleaner fish stopped dancing to see what customers were arriving. A large shadow slowly covered Connor and the pink coral. As the large sea creature swam towards Connor, the cleaner fish circled and danced. A spot of white shimmered on the grey fish’s triangular fin. Connor now knew who his first customer was, Sean the shark!

Today’s Meditation: Gently sway like the graceful willow tree in today’s meditation.

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