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Burnt Out? Hit Refresh by Larissa Subira

[caption id="attachment_4087" align="aligncenter" width="563"] Photo Cred: Black Enterprise online[/caption]   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,...

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Deconstructing Patriarchal Theology by Pastor Mente

[caption id="attachment_3875" align="aligncenter" width="461"] Photo Cred: Afropunk online[/caption]   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...

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Who’s Wedding Is It Anyway? by Larissa Subira

[caption id="attachment_3326" align="aligncenter" width="335"] Photo Cred: Etsy online[/caption] 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. ...

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Resentment: The Silent Killer (Part II) by Vee Nkambule

[caption id="attachment_2814" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Be Beautiful LA online[/caption] Today’s post is part two of a three-part fictional series. It is a continuation of the story about Nosi, a young married black African woman, who lost her unborn baby...

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Resentment: The Silent Killer (Part I) by Vee Nkambule

[caption id="attachment_2763" align="aligncenter" width="448"] Photo Cred: Lesego Seoketsa[/caption] Today’s post is fictional but it certainly touches on issues that young black African women are facing even as Christians: Sex outside of marriage. Miscarriages. Merely existing in their marriages. Read on...

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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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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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Loving Him Right: Part 2 by Simon Bwerinofa

[caption id="attachment_2460" align="aligncenter" width="427"] Photo Cred: Black Bride Online[/caption] 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...

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Loving Him Right: Part 1 by Simon Bwerinofa

[caption id="attachment_2441" align="aligncenter" width="564"] Photo Cred: Classy Menswear Tumblr[/caption] 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...

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