I listened to Anberlin’s “Lowborn”. Not all of it though. So far my favorites are “We are Destroyer” and “Hearing Voices”. “Atonement” reminds me of “Art of War” in DITWLIAP. Can October 11 come soon?

http://novangla.tumblr.com/post/92649789251/hanberlin-locusimperium

hanberlin:

locusimperium:

dick-of-saint-vick:

I’m frustrated by TEC’s marketing fail, but to be honest neither surprised nor disappointed because both would involve expecting better.

remember their ads last summer? “summer sermons will be shorter. Priests play golf too.” -…

I used to think that evangelicalism was the only way because my uncles were pastors (Missionary Alliance) and I sorta grew up in that environment. My boyfriend grew up Catholic (like 80% of the Filipino population). When we get married sometime not too far in the future we want it to be in the Episcopal church and we want to be members there. Since TEC meets us in the middle with Jesus at the center because he is not too keen on evangelicalism. I just shudder to think of what my pastor uncles or my mom would say…my mom loves the AoG church we go to right now, she says its the best she’s been to, and I was the one who actually introduced it to her there a while back

I have #lupus, but it doesn’t have me. It’s easier said than done but it takes a lot of strength and courage to get through the day, to be able to live despite doctors telling you you can’t do this or that. But I’m doing my best to love life and live the life I dream of. #chronicillness #autoimmunedisease #sle #lupusnephritis

I have #lupus, but it doesn’t have me. It’s easier said than done but it takes a lot of strength and courage to get through the day, to be able to live despite doctors telling you you can’t do this or that. But I’m doing my best to love life and live the life I dream of. #chronicillness #autoimmunedisease #sle #lupusnephritis

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locusimperium:

dick-of-saint-vick:

I’m frustrated by TEC’s marketing fail, but to be honest neither surprised nor disappointed because both would involve expecting better.

remember their ads last summer? “summer sermons will be shorter. Priests play golf too.” - yeah, way to further…

That’s why even for the longest time I was kinda skeptical of TEC but now I think I’m drawing closer to it and away from Assemblies of God…I might get some criticism from my family if they ever found out though

I think TEC genuinely does love Jesus and study the Bible seriously though.

lynyzzle:

Id put a ring on cotton candy, spaghetti, pizza, flowers, everything!

I’d put a ring on Hot Cheetos limon.

(Source: pinkmanjesse)

lesserjoke:

The one on the right looks so upset about this development.

lesserjoke:

The one on the right looks so upset about this development.

(Source: awwww-cute)

I know Anberlin’s “Lowborn” is out today and if I was able to drive I would haul my ass to Best Buy and get it. Ill probably wait until I see Cecilio until Friday so we can stop by. Still upset about not driving. But I’m learning to be more patient about it…

When I bought “Vital” on October 16, 2012, I barely started driving again (my license got reinstated in August back then) and I loved the album so much that I just drove around the countryside a few blocks near my house.

I only listened to 2 songs from “Lowborn” so far. I guess I could buy the album through my phone but I love the giddy feeling of getting a new cd. And I’m hoping to get my license back someday so I can blast it in the car…

So Cecilio and I are going to see them on October 11 at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. This will be the 4th (and last) concert of them we will be going to. Our first concert with them was also at the Regency on October 10, 2010. It was awesome and surreal.

The last time we saw them was at Filmore on February 28, 2013 and Stephen Christian smiled at me a few times and I was so damn giddy.

I remember when I first listened to them and I wasn’t too hot about them. An old friend of mine who I met at a Christian club at my old community college loved them. Cecilio loved(loves) them too, though not a lot of other Christian music. After listening to Feel Good Drag (and a few other songs) I bought the New Surrender song on Black Friday 2009 and it opened up a whole new avenue of love for them (and Stephen Christian).

I love them because they are underrated but fairly well known. They are devout Christians but they don’t make their music all spiritually flowy and stuff. They can also be played in alternative stations. Their music is so unique that I’ve never heard “they’re the Christian version of _____” about them. Their lyrics range from deep to fun, but even the fun lyrics have a serious context. Almost everyone can relate to their lyrics.

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