How To Find A Mentor (And It’s Not What You Think) by Sonia Dube

Hey fam   I know, it's been forever since I shared here. I've enjoyed the powerful stories that every day people have willingly shared on this platform lately, and taking in lessons from their amazing experiences. And honestly, life has just been crazy busy that getting down to writing has been difficult.   Today though, … Continue reading How To Find A Mentor (And It’s Not What You Think) by Sonia Dube

Meaningful Prayer by Pastor Sdu Blose

There’s always been something unsettling about how we were taught about prayer. During the early days of our spiritual formation, we were bombarded with how prayer was a way of talking to God, because if we didn’t, then God would be lonely.   It was always presented as a duty we needed to carry out, … Continue reading Meaningful Prayer by Pastor Sdu Blose

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

bAw African Love Series: Andrew & Claudene Adar (Episode 3)

  We have come to our final instalment of our African Love Series thus far!   In celebration of #YouthMonth in South Africa, our final instalment of this series features a young couple. She’s a beautiful coloured woman from South Africa, and her hubby is a black African man from Kenya.     In this … Continue reading bAw African Love Series: Andrew & Claudene Adar (Episode 3)

From My Mother’s Daughter To My Daughter’s Mother by Sbongile Lugube

  My Mother’s Daughter     Photo Cred: Agen Judi Bola Tumblr   Strange. Mysterious. Confusing. Strong. Fearsome. These are the words 10 year old me would use to describe the quiet woman who birthed me. The intimidating presence whose silence carried so much weight that an entire conversation was had without a single word … Continue reading From My Mother’s Daughter To My Daughter’s Mother by Sbongile Lugube

Diary Of A Young Married Woman by Swazi

“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

For Better Or Worse, I Choose Me by Sbongile Lugube

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 woman like that!” How about, “The way to man’s heart is through his stomach!” And of course the stamp of approval: “Now that’s wife material!”   Is … Continue reading For Better Or Worse, I Choose Me by Sbongile Lugube

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

Tools To Navigate The Love Trail by Rumbidzayi Dube

  The month of love is coming to an end. Let’s be honest, as much everyone and their mama has the low-down on love, it’s not like all our problems are miraculously resolved. Even if they are, love is an ever-complicated thing and we encounter different issues as we go along.   So, with that … Continue reading Tools To Navigate The Love Trail by Rumbidzayi Dube

Marriage Is Lonely by Hlano

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 wisdom, quotes and tit bits that you’ve received, you’ve heard people say, “What goes on in your marriage is between you and … Continue reading Marriage Is Lonely by Hlano