498. A Rosy Home: a calming children’s story

498. A Rosy Home: a calming children’s story

Letitia Ladybug searches for just the right new home!

Narrator: Male

Final 3 Dragon Breaths: 6:16

A Rosy Home Excerpt:

It was a bright sunny day.  All the flowers had been excited to open themselves up to the brightness of the day as the warmth of the sun’s rays settled on their petals. Their sweet scents wafted on the breeze, drifting across the fields until they reached the tall stalk of grass on which a little ladybug was sleeping.


Leticia Ladybug had been fast asleep all morning, cozily curled up on the bright green stalk of grass. The stalks had been waving gently in the breeze, back and forth, back and forth. But the breeze strengthened as the morning wore on, and finally, a gust of wind sent the stalk suddenly dipping toward the earth below.


“Oops!” said Letitia in surprise, now fully awakened as she plummeted toward the earth. But a moment later, the gust had blown by and the stalk had righted itself, and was again standing straight and tall. Letitia yawned and stretched her wings. She took a deep Dragon Breath in and out, enjoying the fragrance of the flowers in the air. It was time to start her day!


And it was an important day! Today, Leticia was going to look for a new home.  She knew what she was looking for: someplace soft, sturdy, and warm. The best option would be a flower blossom, if she could find just the right one!

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

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