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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Journey to the South


I'm southward bound
My heart is doing somersaults in my chest
My mind is in chaos
My emotions know not which persona to take

I'm southward bound
I should, logically and realistically be glad
My home is going to be far away
'Cos he can not come with me yet

I'm southward bound
My heart is going to be left behind
'Cos that's where my home is
Will I ever call you home again?

I'm southward bound
I may not know what you will bring me
I may learn to love you
But never like my beloved home

ps:
Some of you may know that I have not worked for the past 2 years. Yep, have not been working a paid job since I got married but I got an offer in Texas! So I am beginning the long commute mentally and physically from Michigan, my beloved Michigan to Texas. I am apprehensive and anxious of what the future may hold for us but I trust that he who holds the future, already knows the plan He has for me! Please do keep the hubby and I in your prayers! Hopefully, I will bring you adventures from the southside!

17 comments:

Myne Whitman said...

I wish you the best in life. Just keep calling and doing things with your husband and it will be well. All the best and take care.

Shels said...

oo congrats.. I'll pray.

Mike said...

Michigan will always have a place in your heart. Wishing you well so that soon enough, Texas will become your beloved home

yankeenaijababe said...

Bless your heart Maxine and congrats on the new job, God will keep you and success will be yours in your new adventure.

Keep us posted, you and the hubby will be in my prayers. Texas is the place to be, you going to have a blast especially knowing that there are a ton of Nigerians in Texas.

Maxine said...

@ Myne-Thanks! I hope everything turns out great!
@Shels- Girl, get on your knees for me
@Mike- hmm...Texas, my home? Not too sure...hehe...but thanks!
@YNC- Thanks girl! I wish it was going to be in a fun part of Texas! But I'll still look out for any Nigerians!

Nana Yaw Asiedu said...

Good luck and take the new world with the same confidence you reveal in your writings. And you have Faith! Lots of it! You and your husband will be fine. Now, are you done packing?

Maxine said...

@NYA- Thanks!I haven't even started packing!...hehe...I think I am doing it on purpose I the longer I put it off, the more it seems far away!...hehe...I will start pcking at the end of October!...hehe

Tye said...

The bestest of luck! Because He loves you and you love Him, everything will work together for your good. Blessings

Maxine said...

@Tye- Thanks for the encouraging words!

Mame said...

Hey, that's really great! Dont know how you have managed to stay joyful for two years. God must really love you for that. lol. All the very best. More grace and blessings!

Maxine said...

@Mame- Thanks! He has different ways of maturing all of us I guess :)

Lady Jaye said...

Go with God, Maxine. Be well.

Maxine said...

@Lady Jaye-Thanks!

Golda Addo said...

Wishing you the very best!

Omo Oba said...

Wish you the v. best.

Maxine said...

@ Golda-Thanks!

Maxine said...

Thanks Omo!