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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)...

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The Honeymoon Phase by Swazi

[caption id="attachment_2607" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Etsy Online[/caption] 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...

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Our Miseducation About Prayer by Gail Masondo

[caption id="attachment_2517" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Vanillaest Instagram[/caption] 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...

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H.E.R. Hike 2018

[caption id="attachment_2494" align="alignnone" width="4409"] bAw H.E.R. Hike 2017[/caption] It’s half-time in the year 2018 and we at bAw are preparing to take stock of our lives so far, and to allow God to guide us in finishing the year strong!...

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Diary Of A Young Married Woman by Swazi

[caption id="attachment_2384" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Pinterest[/caption] “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...

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Our Reality vs The Perceptions: Busting Myths About black African women

[caption id="attachment_2320" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Photo Cred: Natural Hairstyles Tumblr[/caption] 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...

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For Better Or Worse, I Choose Me by Sbongile Lugube

[caption id="attachment_2314" align="aligncenter" width="540"] Photo Cred: Make Up For Black Women online[/caption] On behalf of happily single Black African Women everywhere:   How many times have you heard it? Or a version of it anyway: “No man will marry a...

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bAw 2018 Event Calendar

[caption id="attachment_2299" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Poster Designed by Nompumelelo Simango, bAw Graphic Designer[/caption] Morning bAw Family! And Happy Friday to you! We just wanted to remind you of our events for the year. We only have 3 events this year because...

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Marriage Is Lonely by Hlano

[caption id="attachment_2246" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Pinterest[/caption] In the run up leading to your wedding I’m sure you received a ton of marriage advice. Some of it solicited, most of it unsolicited. And I’m sure in the many words of...

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Our Hopes For The New Year

    Hey bAw fam!   I really hope that your year has got off to a good start. Today’s post is a bit light-hearted. The bAw Team and I just wanted to share what we’re hoping for in 2018...

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