Never Rub Another Man’s Rhubarb

Or touch his lady, or take his food, or steal his money, or curse his God.  Beyond the inherent commandments given in the Bible, I take these as serious offenses that elicit grave consequences (not really the rhubarb, that’s just a line from the first Batman movie––take all the freakin’ rhubarb you want). I expect people to respect those particular elements in my life. I must confess though, I have not always followed my own advice. To whomever I have violated in any of these principles, I am truly sorry. I have never claimed to be a saint but that doesn’t excuse me from misconduct. I have been ashamed, as most of you have also, for things that I have done in the past. Though I can’t guarantee avoiding shameful situations in the future, I feel like I have learned enough not to repeat the same errors over again. Thankfully, He has forgiven me and I hope you will too.

If it makes you feel any better, you can have my Brussel sprouts.

Note: Don’t read into this. Those it applies to know who they are. Don’t sucker punch me next time you see me because you deduced from this that I messed with your woman, ate your French Fries, gambled with your money, or cursed your God (if ours is the same God, I love Him just like you do). This is about my conscience, not about your possessions.

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2 responses to “Never Rub Another Man’s Rhubarb

  1. I ended up on your website checking out if i could find on the web any references to the Joker’s line, and it ‘s all the more a pleasure to find it when the reference is nicely embeded into an interesting post.

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