Tonight shakes exhaustion through forearmed ribs. That tired pain that makes its...– Christian Deadbrook
I find any man who takes full credit for the scramblings he commits to a page to...– This is the Preface of a new project I just started called The 50 Manifesto. It will be 50 writings on 50 different Scriptures. Due to contractual obligations which I’ve begun the process of entering into, I will not be able to publish this book in a formal manner. It is my goal to personally...
The greatest act of defiance man can demonstrate against his humanity is not...– Christian Tenbrook
Learning how to pray has less to do with figuring out what to say and more to do...– Christian Tenbrook
Footshooter by Frightened Rabbit
The reason you think about yourself more than anything in the world is because...– Christian Tenbrook
Mas a todos los que le recibieron, a los que creen en su nombre, les dio...– Did my reading in Spanish today. Found the root of my last name (Potesta) in John 1:12. I thought that was pretty cool. It’s used as the “right” or “authority” when the verse says “He gave them the right to become children of God.” Little bit stoked on...
I fear I’ve made this “path of righteousness” about myself....– Christian Tenbrook on Psalm 23:3
Lets say Joe Schmoe from down the block decides one day he’s got beef with...– The Bostonian Gangster Two-Tip from Life Down the Barrel by Christian Tenbrook
A man whilst he is dreaming, believes in his dream. He is undeceived only when...– Indian Home Rule by Mahatma Gahndi
Father, know I’ll stand up when no one else in this Family can. This is...– Christian Tenbrook
Anonymous asked: Not only do I like your blog (haha I found it) but I also am OBSESSED with you secretly. Ok here we go.. I got this idea from a Tumblr spam I got once lol.. I think you like me too and you were always too shy to admit it :3 go to crushmatches(dòt)com (wtf it wont let me link regular) and make an account there. Then look up the profile 'gottagetme19' (me obviously) I left body...
Men fight. Men fight for what they believe in. Regardless of the masses, the...– Nits
Cramming for an English midterm/final. Yeah, I can totally read three novels,...– FML I’m an English Major (via fmlenglishmajor)
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Be Thou My Vision - Andy Hull One of my...
ligare: (Latin) to bind. Root of the English word “ligament” religare: (Latin) to bind together again. Root of the English word “religion.” ________________________________________ I had you well held, sky-facing beneath my blade. your God shoulders dug deeper, and, deeper into the dirt beneath the tree, slow-escaping the edges of my advance. And you wept words of...
That Time God Showed Me His Fingernails
I have this strange thing about being in people’s homes for the first time. It’s no secret that I’m an awkward guy, but it gets infinitely more evident in foreign settings. I’m always afraid I’ll spill coffe, or ruin someones $6,000 rug, or accidentally light the house on fire after I knock over the flatscreen TV and start an electrical fire. This is the context of...
I wonder if we actually change, or we just chose to drink more or less Water.– Christian Tenbrook
The Water to the Wall to the Truth
He thought a lot more about breathing when he swam. A lot less about work. As he touched the wall of the pool, he knew she was standing there. He had bought her those shoes. “We need to talk,” the woman said. “The meeting isn’t for another two hours. Can it wait?” “I don’t think it should.” “Okay, fire away,” he said as he...