~ I was sitting at coffee with a couple acquaintances the other day and one of them was practically in tears, “I just feel so overwhelmed. It seems like I’m never able to get ahead” he said Sadly, I have… Read More ›
Chapter Four (A chapter in which I find out that you only know the true nature of a friendship when conflict occurs and I find solace in a cup of coffee) ~ I was sitting at coffee a while back… Read More ›
Chapter One [A chapter in which I get cussed out by a somewhat balding, potbellied pastor on the very first day I go to a new coffee shop] “You f**king little dick” the pastor said to me. It’s… Read More ›
When your boyfriend tries to murder you….
~ At coffee recently the subject of relationships came up, one of the young women sitting at our table was concerned that her boyfriend had no life outside of their relationship, “All he does is go to work and spend… Read More ›
When your friends hit rock bottom….
~Yesterday at coffee I ran into a coffee-house acquaintance I hadn’t seen in years….she looked awful. Apparently she was back with her old crowd, the friends from her high school days, and this young 30ish woman is now drinking heavy,… Read More ›
When Your Friends Gossip and Betray You….
by Kenneth Justice A friend of mine called me up yesterday and was really upset. One of their relatives had posted some inflammatory gossip on Facebook and it had made the rounds throughout the day, “Kenneth, what they said was… Read More ›
“I hope you get into a car accident and die”…REALLY???
By Kenneth Justice ~ I was sitting at a coffeehouse a while back when a friend of mine called; he’d been going through a nasty divorce, “Kenneth, last night my wife told me, and I quote, ‘I hope you get… Read More ›
The Internet makes us equal…REALLY???
By Kenneth Justice “It wasn’t until I got my PhD that certain people at the school finally gave me the time of day” he said ~ This past week at coffee a friend of mine was complaining about certain types… Read More ›
Christians want me to fail…REALLY???
By Kenneth Justice “Kenneth, none of them have been supportive this entire time; they totally ignore me now that I’m clean. Yet when I was f**king up; when I was doing heavy drugs and drunk all the time they were… Read More ›
When to retreat…REALLY???
by Kenneth Justice ~ “It just seems so strange to me that people simply start talking to you at coffee shops….and you’re trying to tell me you don’t start the conversations?” asked the mid fortyish woman sitting next to me… Read More ›
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