“Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace. ”
– Paul Theroux

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Saving Valentina

My friend, Lory, sent me this video. I have to share it with all of you. It's beautiful!
I hope that it touches you as much as it did me.


  1. yeah hearing that exhale does not make me want to get in the water with it...but what majestic creatures and so glad that he was there to save it...

  2. This is so beautiful. What an amazing thing to witness and for them to participate in. Its dance of joy and gratitude is moving and inspiring. This planet is so beautiful. May she always be. Thank you so much for posting this.

  3. oh dear my...how wonderful
    thanks for sharing...
    and to think there was a child on board...bless them all

  4. Oh my goodness!! This gave me goosebumps when she gave them a show of gratitude and freedom! How wonderful and thank you for sharing ♥

  5. Very touching. A beautiful creature so glad they were able to free it from the net. Really enjoyed this post. Have a blessed evening. Madeline

  6. great story- thanks for sharing that.

  7. I am wiping tears from my cheeks after watching this. What a magnificent creature! A great reminder that we must be protectors for all creatures, great and small!

  8. What a wonderful, wonderful story! The displaying the whale did once he/she was released gave me goosebumps and brought tears to my eyes. Simply awesome.

    p.s. those are the smallest swim trunks I have seen in a *long* time. lol :-)

  9. What an incredible experience... one knife saved a life and got an thank you the likes few others, if any, have ever seen.

    Oh, and iambic pentameter doesn't enter the picture at 5 a.m. after a night of no sleep... :-)

    Thank your friend for sharing this wonderful clip.

  10. That's one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen! Talk about showing gratitude!! Thanks Connie.


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