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

Sponsored Post: Sometimes It Is All About Me – Marital Self-care Essentials by Hlano

Hlano is the creator of Their Marriage which is a personal blog intended to be a resource for married folk to know they aren’t alone in the journey & let them know that what they’re going through is normal. It is also intended to be a resource for single folk to get the truth about … Continue reading Sponsored Post: Sometimes It Is All About Me – Marital Self-care Essentials by Hlano

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

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

You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

  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 I was 18 and in my final year of high school. These episodes were periodic, mainly around exam time.   I would have episodes … Continue reading You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

Guest Post: I Was Hijacked By Lupus by Nompumelelo Simango

  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 get out of your car with a gun pointed in your direction. Can you imagine how you would feel? The fear, the confusion, … Continue reading Guest Post: I Was Hijacked By Lupus by Nompumelelo Simango

Guest Post: Why Your Life May Need To Fall Apart by Norma Mzizi

  Becoming 'Norma Natural' has been a difficult, lonely yet fulfilling process. I was exhausted one Sabbath evening and as I lay on my bed I tried to figure out what it was that had me so tired on a day I should be feeling rejuvenated. Didn't the answer come pouring like an open tap.....I was … Continue reading Guest Post: Why Your Life May Need To Fall Apart by Norma Mzizi

The Hardest Thing About Being A Single Christian Woman

For whatever reason, God has seen it fit that I bear the cross of singleness in my life. And over the more recent years, I have been fortunate to see the blessing in my singleness.   Ever since I was in my pre-teens I have dreamt of getting married. At one point I would walk … Continue reading The Hardest Thing About Being A Single Christian Woman

Guest Post: How Going Natural Was A Journey Of Love by Paloma Ka-David Ncoco

    Are you confident? Headstrong? Did you believe "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me?" So was I till the day I decided to do something different.   I was 17 going on 18 and I had been relaxing my hair for years. If it wasn't relaxed it … Continue reading Guest Post: How Going Natural Was A Journey Of Love by Paloma Ka-David Ncoco

Your Mess Is A Message

I spoke recently at a week of prayer targeted at young women and shared about purpose. God placed it on my heart to share about how there are many people (not just women) who have disqualified themselves from living a purposeful life for one of two main reasons.   They believe that they have made … Continue reading Your Mess Is A Message