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Emotive unstable you're like an unwinding cable car
Listening for voices, but it's the choices that make us who we are
Go your own way, even seasons have changed just burn those new leaves over
So self-absorbed you've seemed to ignore the prayers that have already come about

This is the correlation of salvation and love
(Don't drop your arms)
Don't drop your arms, I'll guard your heart
With quiet words I'll lead you in

La lalalala, la la la, la lala, la
La lalalala, la la la, la lala, la

Backing away from the problem of pain you never had a home
You've been misguided, you're hiding in shadows for so very long
Don't you believe that you've been deceived that you're no better than...
The hair in your eyes, it never disguised what you're really thinking of

This is the correlation of salvation and love
(Don't drop your arms)
Don't drop your arms, I'll guard your heart
With quiet words I'll lead you in

This is the correlation of salvation and love
(Don't drop your arms)
Don't drop your arms, I'll guard your heart
With quiet words I'll lead you in

You're so brilliant, don't soon forget
You're so brilliant, grace marked your heart
You're so brilliant, don't soon forget
You're so brilliant, grace marked your heart
You're so brilliant (This is the correlation)
Don't soon forget (Between salvation and love, don't drop your arms)
You're so brilliant (I'll guard your heart)
Grace marked your heart (With quiet words I'll lead you in and out of the dark)

La lalalala, la la la, la lala, la
(Don't drop your arms)
La lalalala, la la la, la lala, la

This is the correlation of salvation and love (La lalalala, la la la, la lala, la)
(Don't drop your arms)
Don't drop your arms, I'll guard your heart (La lalalala, la la la, la lala, la)
With quiet words I'll lead you in

This is the correlation of salvation and love (La lalalala, la la la, la lala, la)
(Don't drop your arms)
Don't drop your arms, I'll guard your heart (La lalalala, la la la, la lala, la)
With quiet words I'll lead you in



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    FwitchaMay 1, 2008 at 4:08 am
    to me this song is written from God's perspective to us, as a whole. It's basically saying that there is a reason that he chose us to save, and not to forget that. When it seems that life has no purpose, and you're just waiting for someone to tell you what to do, remember this, and know that God is in charge of your life.

    Sorry if you're not religious, but Anberlin is christian, and that is only one interpretation. don't freak out on me. peace
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    UnregisteredMay 15, 2012 at 11:27 pm
    I dont really know what the meaning is, because i am not the writer of the song and every single one of us will have some different meaning in our minds of it, my ex sent this song to me and we had a very rocky relationship, things you the reader may never understand. I'm a very independent girl and he could break me down to the very core. And that made me scared. I was in pain for 3 years with him and at the end of our relationship he sent me this song. So honestly it can mean 1000 different things. And i may never know the real reason
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    stranger_o8Apr 20, 2009 at 10:52 am
    I think that the song means that don't give up, don't surrender to what the world has to offer, God knows each one of us and he is waiting with his arms open wide and to carry our burdens and to get us out from what we are in.
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    FwitchaMay 1, 2008 at 4:31 am
    to me this song is written from God's perspective to us, as a whole. It's basically saying that there is a reason that he chose us to save, and not to forget that. When it seems that life has no purpose, and you're just waiting for someone to tell you what to do, remember this, and know that God is in charge of your life.

    Sorry if you're not religious, but Anberlin is christian, and that is only one interpretation. don't freak out on me. peace

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