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Awesome Woman Buys Man’s Groceries After He Steals Her Wallet

Awesome Woman Buys Man’s Groceries After He Steals Her Wallet

This is just the best. Jessica Eaves was grocery shopping in Guthrie, Okla. when she noticed her wallet had gone missing out of her purse, and a mystery man looked to be making a quick getaway. She started chasing him down when, according to her, a Bible verse popped into her head. “This Scripture from Luke kind of jumped out at me,” she told reporters. “That said if someone hits you on the cheek, turn the other cheek. If someone steals your cloak, give them your shirt. So I thought, ‘Well, I’ll just be nice.’”

So, she was nice. She confronted the man and gave him two options. Keep the wallet and she’d call the police. Or give it back and she promised to let the whole thing drop and, as a bonus, she’d buy his groceries. The man was sheepish, but he knew a good deal when he saw one. Sure enough, Jessica paid his grocery bill and, as she did, the man broke down crying, “The last thing he said to me was, ‘I’m embarrassed, I have kids, I’m broke and I’m sorry.'” Jessica posted the story on Facebook, where it spread like wildfire. Now she’s getting attention, and she’s using it to spread a good thought: “Regardless of how much money we have, we should always be willing to help someone in need because there is always someone who is in greater need than we are” …

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