The Ailene's Field Notes

A Manila girl's notes, the music she hears, some photographs (because they're automatically worth a thousand words she doesn't have to type), overheard conversations, and infinite moments compiled. The more formal, edited thoughts in http://www.theailene.co.

July 24, 2014 at 2:24pm
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27 Asian Leading Men Who Deserve More Airtime →

My best friend is in this list. I wish I can say I was kidding, but I’m not.

July 23, 2014 at 5:59pm
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The Gospel on Our Sleeves →

This is amazing. Amazing. She finally hit it on the spot. “Out of the abundance of the heart, our clothing speaks.” And so it does. I mean, it just makes everything fall into place.

Also, the way she wrote about her faith. Gorgeous!

John, there are no points I disagree on. She says what’s in my heart, but only more beautifully. “As for my second mistake, I should have made it clear that modesty is not only a women’s issue.” Somebody hand me a marker, and let me just circle those words “not only.” This author comes from a more gentler point of view, I come from a place of hurt understanding after years and years of having to put up with men yelling “hay mees” in the most lascivious way while I’m walking around in loose jeans and a baggy shirt. (I’m working on the gentleness, not to worry.) I’m coming from a place where most of the men who surround me do not see modesty as their issue and responsibility, but something that’s entirely within the strange world of women. “All of God’s children need to evaluate their desires and intentions when it comes to their clothing.” And, if I may so humbly add, when it comes to the way we size up other people according their clothes (actions, words, drinks of choice, politics, etc).

5:41pm
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Conan & Dave Franco Join Tinder →

Hilarious.

5:39pm
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Reblogged from redphilistine

redphilistine:

في بيت لحم تقرع الأجراس وتؤذن المآذن من أجل شهداء غزة

In Bethlehem the church bells ring and the minarets call out the adhan in mourning for the martyrs of Gaza

[source]

(via yarabirham)

4:55pm
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Who Should Play Lewis and Tolkien in the Upcoming Movie about Their Lives? →

Oh maaaaannn… Geeking out so bad over this. I can also tell that much amazing thought and research went into this article. Good job, Relevant.

4:53pm
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Boom.

Boom.