Just a rabbit…

From time to time, people tell me, “Lighten up, it’s just a rabbit,”
or, “That’s a lot of money for just a rabbit.”
They don’t understand the distance traveled, the time spent, or the
costs involved for “just a rabbit.”
Some of my proudest moments have come about with “just a rabbit.”
Many hours have passed when my only company was “just a rabbit,” but I did not once feel slighted.
Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by “just a rabbit,”
and in those days of darkness, the gentle touch of “just a rabbit”
gave me comfort and reason to overcome the day.
If you, too, think it’s “just a rabbit,” then you will probably
understand phases like “just a friend,” “just a sunrise,” or “just a promise.”
“Just a rabbit”, brings into my life the very essence of friendship, trust, and pure unbridled joy.
“Just a rabbit”, brings out the compassion and patience that make me a better person.
Because of “just a rabbit”, I will rise early, and look longingly to the future.
So for me and folks like me, it’s not “just a rabbit” but an
embodiment of all the hopes and dreams of the future; the fond memories of the past, and the pure joy of the moment.
“Just a rabbit” brings out what’s good in me, and diverts my thoughts away from myself and the worries of the day.
I hope that someday they can understand that it’s not “just a rabbit,”
but the thing that keeps me from being “just a human.”
So the next time you hear the phrase “just a rabbit.” just smile,
because they…
….”just don’t understand.”

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