Mental Health Awareness Month: A Love Story of Pain, Purpose and Faith by Babalwa Nkente

  When I sit and think about the mental health landscape in South Africa, I am somewhat impressed with where we are as a country in becoming more aware of this growing predicament. This makes me excited about the future and the change yet still to take place in disseminating the stigma that surrounds mental … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month: A Love Story of Pain, Purpose and Faith by Babalwa Nkente

Deconstructing Patriarchal Theology by Pastor Mente

  Manhood has been a subject of discussion in recent times.  With the emergence of Feminism, boys or men have become even more conscious about what being a man means.   I remember growing up, young and ignorant, masculinity boiled down to sexuality and there was no debate about it. I later learnt that for … Continue reading Deconstructing Patriarchal Theology by Pastor Mente

#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

Does Your Tribe Do This For You? by Larissa Subira

  Hi fam   This month, we have been focused on mental health and sisterhood – how our friendships form part of us cultivating a healthier mindset. Today’s post is by one of our bAw team members and she provides 6 important qualities of a good friend. Enjoy!     I don’t know about you … Continue reading Does Your Tribe Do This For You? by Larissa Subira

Black African Woman Blog in Feedspot Top 10 Black Christian Blogs!

Happy Friyay fam!!   Today’s a truly special day for us because we’ve been recognized as one of the Top 10 Black Christian Blogs on the web by Feedspot! It’s honestly a surreal moment and one that my team and I certainly were not expecting. Thank you Feedspot for the recognition!     What it … Continue reading Black African Woman Blog in Feedspot Top 10 Black Christian Blogs!

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

What Running Has Taught Me About Life by Sarah Nyengerai

  My running ‘learning journey’ started more than four years ago. I call it a learning journey because I have learnt and gained a lot from this hobby/experience. It was in 2014, as I was getting ready for a Victoria Falls 7.5km fun run, that I confidently declared that I would never join a running … Continue reading What Running Has Taught Me About Life by Sarah Nyengerai

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 so we can keep each other encouraged. And to hopefully motivate someone who hasn’t really … Continue reading Our Hopes For The New Year

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

How You Can Prepare For Your 2018 Part 2: Planning Ahead

  Hi again Fam!   So last week I shared briefly on how you can begin to prepare for your 2018 by reflecting on your 2017. Today we take it a step further and we look ahead. The questions you reflected on last week were aimed at giving you a clearer picture of your present … Continue reading How You Can Prepare For Your 2018 Part 2: Planning Ahead