Did you think you were made for all the things
That felt like a waste
Or has everything led you to be
What you have never foreseen

Everything I see reminds me
Of just how beautiful you can be
I'm waiting for a feeling
That would make love open my eyes
Remind me I'm alive

This Seattle life, it has changed me from the inside
Changed me from the inside
It has magnified my cries
For something more than fine

Now we see that everything we have
And everything we lack
Is exactly what we need
Every single day
Everything we've made
Has put us in this place in just this way


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Remind Me I'm Alive song meanings
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    General CommentThis is also a good song. Not sure exactly what it refers to. maybe a girl? haha of course any song could be about a girl.
    t o m a h a w kon February 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwell it could mean a lot. they are a christian band so it could be about God. but i also keep in my because members are christian it doesnt have to be a christian song
    newguy444on February 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing....

    In a way, its about a girl. it can also be about a boy. I'll get to that in a second.

    Pretty much what is ultimately about is God's plan for your life and your future spouse.

    Did you think you were made for all the things
    That felt like a waste

    - Are you made for things that feel like they are wasting your time? NO, of course not.

    Or has everything led you to be
    What you have never foreseen

    - everything you've been through has shaped you just how God wanted you to be shaped.

    Everything I see reminds me
    Of just how beautiful you can be

    - This is the part about who you love. When you truly love someone, beauty comes alive in sooo many ways. Everything about her/him becomes amazing and awe inspiring to you.

    I'm waiting for a feeling
    That would make love open my eyes
    Remind me I'm alive

    - Love opens your eyes, and reminds you that you are alive.

    This Seattle life, it has changed me from the inside
    Changed me from the inside
    It has magnified my cries
    For something more than fine

    - longing to be alive. wanting something more than fine.


    Now we see that everything we have
    And everything we lack
    Is exactly what we need

    - Everything you have and don't have is exactly what you need to live the life God wants for you. He makes no mistakes.

    Every single day
    Everything we've made
    Has put us in this place in just this way

    - you are here because of your actions and everything you lack/have.
    sonicemeraldon June 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentTo me, they're talking about their relationship with God and how you sometimes doubt God and what His plan is, especially when something tragic happens and then realizing that it's all part of a greater plan.


    "Did you think you were made for all the things
    That felt like a waste
    Or has everything led you to be
    What you have never foreseen"
    -Asking himself if he honestly believes he is here just here to be here, and if the things he's experienced have maybe led him to believe in a "higher power" (What you have never foreseen)

    "Everything I see reminds me
    Of just how beautiful you can be
    I'm waiting for a feeling
    That would make love open my eyes
    Remind me I'm alive"
    -Saying that everything he's experienced reminds him of how God works in mysterious ways but since this "thing" (maybe in the next vurse when he talks about Seattle?) happened, whatever it was, he needs to be reminded of God's plan and reassured that it will all work out (Remind me I'm alive)

    "This Seattle life, it has changed me from the inside
    Changed me from the inside
    It has magnified my cries
    For something more than fine"
    - When he says Seattle, he's probably referring to this "thing" that happened, and it's "changed him
    from the inside" and made him realize how much he longs for God's love (magnified my cries for something more than fine)

    "Now we see that everything we have
    And everything we lack
    Is exactly what we need
    Every single day
    Everything we've made
    Has put us in this place in just this way"
    -Coming to the realization that no matter what you have/want/need, there's a reason behind it and that when you're in doubt God shows you there is a reason behind everything that happens.


    Kind of confusing, but my mind was moving faster than my fingers.
    SingToMeLieson July 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentEeep! These lyrics make me weak in the knees.
    Just love it!
    Rockkstarron November 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentDid you think you were made for all the things
    That felt like a waste
    Or has everything led you to be
    What you have never foreseen

    -This refers to the things in life that feel like a waste are still things planned for you by God and all the thing planned by Him made you to be who you are.


    Everything I see reminds me
    of just how beautiful you can be

    - this is saying that the world reminds him of God and evrything in it symbolizes how beautiful His works are.

    I'm waiting for a feeling
    That would make love open my eyes
    Remind me I'm alive

    - HE needs his love for GOd to make him open his eyes to what is around him and remind him that God his the one who gave him life.

    This Seattle life, it has changed me from the inside
    Changed me from the inside
    It has magnified my cries
    For something more than fine

    - The Seattle rains "Magnified" his cries of desperation over time that God felt for all the evil in the world.

    Now we see that everything we have
    And everything we lack
    Is exactly what we need

    - Everything we have/don't have is the only thing we need to live the life God wants us to live.

    Every single day
    Everything we've made
    Has put us in this place in just this way

    - every aaction and thought we have has made us who we are and was planned by God.
    kenzie1901on January 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentDid you think you were made for all the things
    That felt like a waste
    Or has everything led you to be
    What you have never foreseen

    -This refers to the things in life that feel like a waste are still things planned for you by God and all the thing planned by Him made you to be who you are.


    Everything I see reminds me
    of just how beautiful you can be

    - this is saying that the world reminds him of God and evrything in it symbolizes how beautiful His works are.

    I'm waiting for a feeling
    That would make love open my eyes
    Remind me I'm alive

    - HE needs his love for GOd to make him open his eyes to what is around him and remind him that God his the one who gave him life.

    This Seattle life, it has changed me from the inside
    Changed me from the inside
    It has magnified my cries
    For something more than fine

    - The Seattle rains "Magnified" his cries of desperation over time that God felt for all the evil in the world.

    Now we see that everything we have
    And everything we lack
    Is exactly what we need

    - Everything we have/don't have is the only thing we need to live the life God wants us to live.

    Every single day
    Everything we've made
    Has put us in this place in just this way

    - every aaction and thought we have has made us who we are and was planned by God.
    kenzie1901on January 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI am addicted to this song pretty much. I agree that it is a song about God. I am a Christian so I can see what it means
    x_evanescence_xon February 08, 2010   Link

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