She dreams of growing up and being one of the select five Easter bunnies who deliver Easter eggs to boys and girls around the world…. and yet…. no one believes that she will amount to anything. They laugh and then say “I told you so!” when she ends up with 21 babies!
One day, one of the five Easter bunnies dies, and the Grandfather Bunny must select a new Easter bunny. He is, of course, looking for a very special bunny who is fast, kind, and of excellent character.
The country bunny comes with all of her little ones. All the very best jackrabbits strut their stuff, in hopes of being picked, but he does not find one he favors. The country bunny and her impressive family catch his attention. He sees that she is a good mother, and when he hears about her well-run home, he knows it will continue to run smoothly in her absence. He finds her kind and wise, but he questions whether she has the necessary speed. So, in the blink of an eye, she tells her children to scatter and then she rounds them up again.
He is convinced that she has what it takes to be the fifth Easter bunny, and….
Well, I won’t tell you the whole story! But, this story is embedded in my consciousness. I am always reminded of the persevering mother, who loved well and pursued her dream.