Before you get angry, try some perspective.
We should always try to remain calm and composed, of course, but every now and then there’s an inconvenience about which we feel fairly justified in being indignant. A stranger shamelessly taking your food is one of those things.
In the video below, the narrator tells such a tale, but, though he succeeded in remaining calm and generous, the lesson he learned was not one of giving mercy; rather, it was one of receiving mercy. The story serves as a much-needed reminder that sometimes it’s the people we are struggling to be patient with who are actually being patient with us.