Hi fam! Welcome back to the blog. Thank you for always taking the time to come over and share in the journeys of black African women (bAw) seeking to see themselves right – through the eyes of Christ. We’re still in #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth and so I thought I would share my testimony in … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month: How God Released Me From Negative Strongholds by Sonia Dee
Hey sis! It’s been a whole minute – we know! 2019 keeps showing us flames, and we miss engaging you as frequently on this platform but we want you to know that we’re still here and still in your corner! We just wanted to stop by quickly and invite you to join us … Continue reading “Ebenezer: Thus Far the Lord Has Led Us” – An Interactive Session with the bAw Team this Friday!
So apparently, we're in month 6 of the year. Is it just me or does each month feel more intense than the last? Or the feeling that time is flying, and you can't quite get a grip of all that's happening around you. Or just a general out of control feeling? Even when you … Continue reading Burnt Out? Hit Refresh by Larissa Subira
This month, as many around the world celebrate the month of love, the question often arises as to how a b.a.w (black African woman) can balance the competing cultures she finds herself in. We are fed many images of romance from the books and magazines we read; our favourite Shonda Rhimes shows; and the music we … Continue reading Who’s Wedding Is It Anyway? by Larissa Subira
When I began writing this post, it had a different angle. The year was new, I was doing well, my girlfriends were sharing their testimonies on how God has come through for them. God had blessed my own ventures too, doors literally started opening in 2019. And then Lupus… I was hospitalised 2 weeks … Continue reading Guard The Avenues Of Your Soul by Nompumelelo Simango
It was Zumba Tuesday and my daughter, JC, and I had just arrived home from the gym. I love that our neighborhood gym allows me to work hard on keeping my cellulite in check while my kid has access to a jungle gym, arts and crafts and new friends. This particular Tuesday, on … Continue reading Motherhood On A Scale Of Light To Dark by Ehui Osei-Mensah
“Congratulations on your engagement!” they said. “When is your wedding?” they asked. Bridal shower came, advice was given and then wedding day happened. We said our vows, in sickness and in health, for better for worse, till death do us part. Woman are you hearing yourself? Now, marriage is an institution by God … Continue reading Diary Of A Young Married Woman by Swazi
Have you ever found yourself as a black African woman (bAw) seriously smh-ing because of the assumptions made about you just based on your gender and race, or both? Maybe you’re tasked with putting together the best Hip Hop office party but you don’t even know one Hip Hop artist or what the genre … Continue reading Our Reality vs The Perceptions: Busting Myths About black African women