the best of senses fail

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Verse 1-
I’ve still got passion
And I’ve still got guts
But I no longer give a fuck
About what you want
So you’re a savior
And a saint?
Then let’s stop pretending and pull out the war paint
But you refuse to open old wounds
In fear that you’ll actually have to feel

Chorus-
We tried so hard
We tried to just pretend
Things didn’t change as the honeymoon said
This house, this ring, the secrets shared in bed
Lose all our faith in the foundation
And I feel the pain

Verse 2-
The fucking more I see what you’ve become
The more I lose sight of the love
That I once had in your brown eyes
I used to be afraid that this would end
Now I embrace it
We are ships passing the night

Chorus-
We tried so hard
We tried to just pretend
Things didn’t change as the honeymoon said
This house, this ring, the secrets shared in bed
Lose all our faith in the foundation
And I feel the pain

Bridge-
I see bright lights flicker ahead
I see stars shining till’ their death
I see you

And I don’t know what to do

Beautiful sunset, passionate kiss
These things mean nothing when you cannot come to terms with
The person who you are and who you’re meant to be
Are separated by a sea of insecurities
I’ve been digging out from underneath
An avalanche and it’s taken 20 years to see
Our reality is our own to create, and the sooner that you realize that
The sooner that you can change

Our history will
Just hit repeat
And you will pass your poison down unto your child’s feet
And they will struggle
Struggle to breathe
Cowering in shadows that you cast and cannot see
Beautiful sunset, passionate kiss
These things mean nothing when you cannot come to terms with
The person who you are and who you’re meant to be
Are separated by a sea of insecurities
I’ve been digging out from underneath
An avalanche and it’s taken 20 years to see
Our reality is our own to create, and the sooner that you realize that
The sooner that you can change

Outro-
I won’t repeat
I won’t repeat
I won’t repeat the things that I can’t change
I won’t repeat
I won’t repeat
I won’t repeat the things that I can’t change

And to follow up with that Undertale Reblog-

This post right here

Basically me just adding a lot more two cents into the post above in regards to Toriel.

One thing the OP of the post didn’t mention was how much sheer contempt and disregard Toriel showed towards the player when they dared defied her wishes as well.
Like the moment you were adamant that you weren’t going to stay with her she decided that perhaps beating you until you ranaway to your room for a recharge in the hopes that you’ll ‘come to your senses’ and acknowledged that Toriel knows best.

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POZ Decade: Senses Fail - Let It Enfold You

How Let It Enfold You holds up in 2014
New Jersey tends to get shit on a lot. Why? I’m not really sure. I love my state, and will proudly consider myself as a representative of it until the day I die. It was with great enthusiasm, then, that I dove back into the debut album of a band who, for me at least, has always embodied the best of the New Jersey scene. That band is Senses Fail and the album, of course, Let It Enfold You. 

Ten years later, Let It Enfold You still lives up to everything my memories have built it up to be – a brash and passionate album with choruses that sink in like poison and a well-kept balance of clean, melodic vocals and raw, primal screams. Let It Enfold You spawned numerous hits, including “You’re Cute When You Scream,” “Buried a Lie,” and “Rum Is For Drinking, Not For Burning,” all of which are still among my favorites to hear live. 

It’s hard to replicate what Senses Fail did with Let It Enfold You, because they did it so well that nothing else even comes close. This is one of the few ten-year tours that I haven’t rolled my eyes at or brushed off immediately, which in itself is a testimony of the merit of this album.  – Becky Kovach

How does Let It Enfold You fit into the band’s catalog today?
The record still makes up most of our live show. Out of all the records, we probably play LIEFY songs more than any other record. I still think it holds up well. My voice has completely changed, and when we recorded this I was newly 19, still a teenager. Lyrically some of it still resonates with me, but a lot of it I can’t really say I relate to anymore, which is a good thing. People love the record and it really put us on the map. – Buddy Nielsen

Most important song on Let It Enfold You
The tracks on Let It Enfold You range from edgy to angsty to emotional, yet Senses Fail does a phenomenal job of arranging them in such a way that the emo and punk influences meld flawlessly. To pick a standout track on this album is hard, as all the singles were unbelievable, but my inner scene kid is telling me to go with “Bite To Break Skin.” The sweeping intro brings back memories of the random MySpace profile where I first heard the track, probably somewhere in 2005-2006, and became drawn in to the poppy-screamo vibe.

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Turn it Over

One of the refrains one hears from religious people is that they can “turn it over to God”. It is also a part of most twelve step programs. What does it mean to turn it over to God? Is this some kind of cop out? Some way of removing responsibility from ourselves and placing it on a deity? Muslims like to say “Inshallah” or “God willing”. “Will the train be on time we might ask our Muslim friend and they will respond “Yes, inshallah.”  Is this a naive manner of thinking that some other being would simply take care of us if we only believe?

At first glance it seems so.

Yet, what does it really mean? It is mindfulness placed in a Abrahamic religious context. It is an acknowledgment that we do not control fate and that even our best laid plans may fail. It is in a sense a kind of fatalism. Yet, there is more to it. We do our best, we plan, we act then, rather than worrying about the outcome we “turn it over” and accept. The great prophet and teacher Jesus of Nazareth said “Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.”     Jesus of Nazareth, Luke 12:27. Here Jesus tells us to accept and have faith both in God and in our own efforts. 

Turn it over. It doesn’t much matter to whom or what. We plan, then act and then when all is done we accept without worry about outcomes. We know that we can handle whatever comes with the same talents and skills which we always possessed. 

๑ Samsaran ๑