Love the Culture Monk. He touched my heart this morning with this blog, one Mitchell and I frequently discuss as we notice how disconnected and judgmental our “neighbors” are.
My comment to him was that the minister could be one of the disconnected who are any of the following:
—-) 1 in 10 Americans suffer from depression
—-) 20 % of Americans over the age of 12 are abusing prescription drugs
—-) 1 in every 12 adults are addicted to alcohol (I THINK MANY MORE)
—-) 8 % of all Americans are addicted to an illegal drug
—-) studies have found that one 30% of adults struggle with loneliness (I THINK MANY MORE)
—-) 70% of all Americans take at least one prescription drug
—-) 70% of all Americans are overweight and 1/3 of adults are obese
—-) Americans spend an average of 34 hours per week watching television!
Enjoy, and go visit him if you haven’t.
By Kenneth Justice
“Everything is fine, I really think you’re overreacting” he told me
~ A while back I had coffee with a Christian minister who will remain nameless. I was talking to him about some of my frustrations regarding life here in the United States and he wasn’t very sympathetic to me whatsoever,
“I think things are pretty good Kenneth. The United States is the greatest country on earth, it’s a land of opportunity, and anyone who wants to better themselves here is more than able to do so, everything is fine, I really think you’re overreacting in your assessment of the culture” he said
Over this past holiday weekend I disappeared for a few days to read, study, and take a break from my normal day-to-day life. I spent a lot of time thinking about the minister’s words and have been wondering if the…
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