I watched this lovely duck and turtle resting side by side on a log yesterday. I had never seen that before.
I wondered if they were chatting while sitting on nature’s version of a park bench. Perhaps they were swapping stories about the latest happenings in the duck and turtle worlds…very companionable. The idea made me smile.
What struck me was that the duck and turtle are two separate species, yet they easily shared a space.
No aggression, no jockeying for position, no battling for power or argument about who belongs and who doesn’t.
Perhaps I witnessed nature’s affirmation that there’s room for everyone and all are welcome.
I smiled as I continued my wandering…
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