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

The Life Of A Single Married Woman by Anonymous

  Greetings bAw Family   I hope you had a wonderful long weekend for those in South Africa, and that you managed to celebrate your roots and beginnings.   Today we share a post by an anonymous married woman. She opens up about the heart-ache she has experienced in marriage. I honestly thought long and … Continue reading The Life Of A Single Married Woman by Anonymous

The Honeymoon Phase by Swazi

Swazi is a returning contributor to our blogsite. She penned the piece, Diary of a Young Married Woman in May this year which resonated with a number of women. We’re glad to have her share her experiences in marriage after a year. Enjoy 🙂   A year has passed, WOW!   Sometime this year, I was … Continue reading The Honeymoon Phase by Swazi

How To Find A Mentor (And It’s Not What You Think) by Sonia Dube

Hey fam   I know, it's been forever since I shared here. I've enjoyed the powerful stories that every day people have willingly shared on this platform lately, and taking in lessons from their amazing experiences. And honestly, life has just been crazy busy that getting down to writing has been difficult.   Today though, … Continue reading How To Find A Mentor (And It’s Not What You Think) by Sonia Dube

Meaningful Prayer by Pastor Sdu Blose

There’s always been something unsettling about how we were taught about prayer. During the early days of our spiritual formation, we were bombarded with how prayer was a way of talking to God, because if we didn’t, then God would be lonely.   It was always presented as a duty we needed to carry out, … Continue reading Meaningful Prayer by Pastor Sdu Blose

Our Miseducation About Prayer by Gail Masondo

Growing up, prayer was just something I learnt to do through my great aunts, great grand-parents and grand-parents. You recited prayers for meal time, and mornings and evening time in the form of Psalm 23 or the model prayer - The Lord's Prayer ( Matthew 5:13).   Reciting prayers did not include a personal knowing of who God was or His desire to be known, … Continue reading Our Miseducation About Prayer by Gail Masondo

bAw African Love Series: Andrew & Claudene Adar (Episode 3)

  We have come to our final instalment of our African Love Series thus far!   In celebration of #YouthMonth in South Africa, our final instalment of this series features a young couple. She’s a beautiful coloured woman from South Africa, and her hubby is a black African man from Kenya.     In this … Continue reading bAw African Love Series: Andrew & Claudene Adar (Episode 3)

What I Wish Women Understood About Men by Landry Subira

Perhaps it’s the manner in which my mind works that I feel any blanket statement is a dangerous one. I’m not really able to speak for all men about all men. I am speaking on what I know, which is what I’ve seen in the last 30 years.   In my view, in general, there … Continue reading What I Wish Women Understood About Men by Landry Subira

Loving Him Right: Part 2 by Simon Bwerinofa

PART 2   In part one we looked at what seems to be the blueprint from God on roles when relating to our better half. We are now going to look at the aspect of "loving" a man.   To ensure that these were not just my thoughts I decided to do a small survey … Continue reading Loving Him Right: Part 2 by Simon Bwerinofa

Loving Him Right: Part 1 by Simon Bwerinofa

PART 1   People have all sorts of opinions about romantic relationships often informed by past experiences or seasons. In terms of negative opinions around these types of relationships, you generally find 2 stories which either begin with “Men /women are xxx” or “Relationships are xxx”.   We often like to blame situations, conditions and … Continue reading Loving Him Right: Part 1 by Simon Bwerinofa