A Quick Shot of Compassion

This is a fairly old story, I read it at the beginning of this year, but it never ceases to strike me as amazing. It’s about a man who gets mugged on his way to dinner after a long day of work. Instead of reacting with anger this man, Julio Diaz, looked at the situation from a place of love and identified with the desperation and hopelessness the boy must be feeling. Diaz then offered the boy his coat, and took him out to dinner….

Read on for a perfect example of how changing your own personal philosophy can touch the lives and mindsets of others, even those who are stereotypically “bad”.

“I figure, you know, if you treat people right, you can only hope that they treat you right. It’s as simple as it gets in this complicated world.”

– Julio Diaz

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