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Prayer: A Weapon Not Used Often by Sithabile Sibanda

[caption id="attachment_2487" align="aligncenter" width="428"] Photo Cred: Afro Alchemy Mana Tumblr[/caption]   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...

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Motherhood On A Scale Of Light To Dark by Ehui Osei-Mensah

[caption id="attachment_2394" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Pinterest[/caption]   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...

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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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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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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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The Evolution of bAw

  [wpvideo RaTBrHsx]   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...

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

[caption id="attachment_2043" align="alignnone" width="564"] Photo Cred: Dear Crissy[/caption]   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...

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Countdown To The “No Shade Gala Dinner” And What To Expect!

[caption id="attachment_1948" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Photo Cred: Happy Wed Online[/caption]   Hi bAw Fam   We’re hosting our final event of the year on Saturday, 4 November and it’s going to be our best yet! I just wanted to share the...

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You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

[caption id="attachment_1894" align="alignnone" width="499"] Photo Cred: Inspiration DE Online[/caption]   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...

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Guest Post: I Was Hijacked By Lupus by Nompumelelo Simango

[caption id="attachment_1859" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Bloglovin' Online[/caption]   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...

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