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Watch this duck demonstrate the spirit of Advent

WHITE Peking duck

Maren Winter | CC BY-SA 3.0

Cerith Gardiner - published on 12/18/19

Nature gives us a very seasonal life lesson.

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A beautiful life lesson has been shared through a most unlikely source: a GIF. For just a couple of seconds you can watch a duck transfer seeds from its bill to the hungry fish gathering below the dock.

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Who would have thought that a two-second video and a duck could provide such a valuable reminder of how we should all strive to behave? It’s the perfectAdvent message encouraging us to give selflessly without expecting anything in return. Just be sure you show the kids, to inspire them to behave just like our winged friend!


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