#BodyGoals: A Holistic Look At Women’s Health by Taffy Dube

Good morning fam   Today’s blog post rounds off our theme for the month which has been Mental Health and Sisterhood. Taffy shares her personal experience with becoming healthier physically as well as mentally and emotionally, and why this is key for us as women. Enjoy this candid and uplifting post.   I remember being … Continue reading #BodyGoals: A Holistic Look At Women’s Health by Taffy Dube

Loveless by Ashanda McCants

Slavery was one of the cruellest systems created by mankind and one that continues to negatively impact us as black people whether or not we acknowledge it. It has altered our minds, our DNA, our relationships, and our identity. It has also had an adverse impact on our familial relationships.   Today’s post is by … Continue reading Loveless by Ashanda McCants

bAw Event: H.E.R. Retreat 2018

Hey fam!   Today’s post is a bit different. It’s more of an exciting announcement for our ladies in Johannesburg (and those willing to come down)!   bAw is proud to present the sequel to the H.E.R. (Healing, Exhaling, Reflecting) Hike — H.E.R. Retreat.     Who is the H.E.R. Retreat for?   For the … Continue reading bAw Event: H.E.R. Retreat 2018

Prayer: A Weapon Not Used Often by Sithabile Sibanda

  Pray without ceasing. (1 Thessalonians 5:17)   I grew up in a Christian home, went to church every week and tried not to break any commandments.  Over time church going seemed like a routine and prayer wasn't important, until about four years or so ago.   I had reached a point where I was … Continue reading Prayer: A Weapon Not Used Often by Sithabile Sibanda

Sponsored Post: Sometimes It Is All About Me – Marital Self-care Essentials by Hlano

Hlano is the creator of Their Marriage which is a personal blog intended to be a resource for married folk to know they aren’t alone in the journey & let them know that what they’re going through is normal. It is also intended to be a resource for single folk to get the truth about … Continue reading Sponsored Post: Sometimes It Is All About Me – Marital Self-care Essentials by Hlano

Why Is Feminism A Dirty Word In Christian Circles? by Larissa Subira

    Why does the idea of women empowerment create such push-back in the church?   At the risk of being disfellowshipped from certain Christian circles, I hesitate to admit it; but yes I am what one would consider a Christian who may align herself to certain feminist ideals. “What ideals are these?”, you may … Continue reading Why Is Feminism A Dirty Word In Christian Circles? by Larissa Subira

The Evolution of bAw

    Hi family!   And a Happy New Year to each one of you! I hope you had a good break and I wish you God’s best for your 2018! No plan, wish or desire will ever surpass the plans/purposes God has for your life.   You may have noticed that there are quite … Continue reading The Evolution of bAw

You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

  Growing up, I had no real concept of what depression or any kind of mental disorder was. I began having some understanding when I started to have panic attacks when I was 18 and in my final year of high school. These episodes were periodic, mainly around exam time.   I would have episodes … Continue reading You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

Guest Post: I Was Hijacked By Lupus by Nompumelelo Simango

  Imagine driving down a quiet suburb, with beautiful scenery, on a Sunday afternoon and then suddenly you are confronted by a couple of assailants; they smash your window, demand that you get out of your car with a gun pointed in your direction. Can you imagine how you would feel? The fear, the confusion, … Continue reading Guest Post: I Was Hijacked By Lupus by Nompumelelo Simango

Guest Post: Why Your Life May Need To Fall Apart by Norma Mzizi

  Becoming 'Norma Natural' has been a difficult, lonely yet fulfilling process. I was exhausted one Sabbath evening and as I lay on my bed I tried to figure out what it was that had me so tired on a day I should be feeling rejuvenated. Didn't the answer come pouring like an open tap.....I was … Continue reading Guest Post: Why Your Life May Need To Fall Apart by Norma Mzizi