I had gone to Idaho with a group of young adventurers to do some hiking and climbing in one of the beautiful places on earth, the Sawtooth Mountains. On the way to the start of our backpack trip, we were traveling through a tunnel in a mountain (somewhere?). We came out of the darkness into the light of the beautiful western day.
We had to slam on our brakes and skid to a stop to keep from running over a rabbit. It was the biggest, ugliest rabbit this Michigan boy had ever seen. In Michigan we have cute little wild bunnies; this was the bunny on steroids. We stopped and looked at the rabbit that we had nearly made into a huge pile of road pizza.
We decided that this rabbit must have been hit by another vehicle that had come through the tunnel and was so shocked that it could not move. Then we decided to rescue this poor defenseless creature from the dangers of hanging out on roadways.
We walked up to the fuzzy beast and discussed the best method of removing endangered animals from Idaho roadways. We both decided that we would not try to carry the hare to the side. We do have a few brains. I concluded that it would be a good idea if I merely put my foot under the back of the rabbit and pushed it with my hiking boot off the road. So another adventure in animal rescue began. I pushed and the huge bunny jumped up and began to hop in faster and faster circles around us. We laughed with surprise and delight over our fuzzy friendís miracle recovery.
Then it stopped directly in front of me and lifted itís rear-end and powerfully urinated on me. Both my face and cotton T-shirt were soaked with wild bunny urine. My friend was glad it was not him and then laughed and stated that I guess he did need to be rescued. I was miserable the rest of the day till we reached a campground shower.
It was a good lesson, if you want to make a mess of your life go around rescuing those who do not want or do not need your help. You will get emotional pee all over you. Only Jesus Christ can rescue a soul, allow others to be rescued by God.
Or maybe the life lesson is help others but get ready to be messed on? What do you think?
Ha! Unique and funny!The title drew me in.
At first the moral of the story didn't seem right, then I remembered. Yes, I have met some ugly bunnies,and I have been soiled a few times. Despite the mess it has always been worth the effort. If you hadn't kicked the bunny, someoneelse would have run over it.
So it is with many a sinner. If no one kicks them they will never see the danger they are in.
Thanks for the story! Keep writing.