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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Twilight


This has nothing to do with the movie and it is not a review so sorry if I misled you. Lately, I have been feeling as if I was in a twilight zone. It is not necessarily a bad thing. It just feels quite surreal. First of all, I have never really a attended a church outside of Ghana where everyone refers to the other person as "sister-this-or-that" and "brother-so-and-so"! Seriously! I am not even complaining about it but barely stating the reality. At first I did not really know what to think of it. It just sounded weird to hear someone call me "sister Maxine" as if I was a nun. That's exactly what it reminded me of! Maybe I had joined a convent without knowing? The church is a very lovely place and everyone seems so nice and friendly (well most people) but I don't really want to be "sister" Maxine. Just Maxine will do :)



Oh and I just realized that I always spell the word weird wrongly! Grrr... Glad to have spell check!
Image:Surreal Image by Larry Carlson

5 comments:

Myne Whitman said...

LOL, about your church? I hope you tell them that? I usually do in a nice way. Even when I was still back in Nigeria, it never sounded right to me. Some say we're all sisters and brothers in Christ and I agree but it does sound funny, LOL

Maxine said...

Myne- I don't wanna offend anybody! hehe... it does crack me up though. We are brothers and sisters in Christ!:)

Sweetnothin' said...

haha..at least they call you sister. how about the ones who ask if you are Mrs. or Ms. one of these days I'll spray paint my status on my forehead

Anonymous said...

hello sister Maxine... hahahaha

Maxine said...

@SweetNothin- haha... let your status be known!

@Anonymous- You want a beat down huh?...hehe