Loving Him Right: Part 2 by Simon Bwerinofa

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 at the aspect of "loving" a man.   To ensure that these were not just my thoughts I decided to do a small survey … Continue reading Loving Him Right: Part 2 by Simon Bwerinofa

Loving Him Right: Part 1 by Simon Bwerinofa

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 find 2 stories which either begin with “Men /women are xxx” or “Relationships are xxx”.   We often like to blame situations, conditions and … Continue reading Loving Him Right: Part 1 by Simon Bwerinofa

bAw African Love Series: Sebastine & Madi Alagwu (Episode 2)

“Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. 10 If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble.” Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 (NLT)   For the month of May, we at bAw were focused on the gift of Motherhood and the joys, … Continue reading bAw African Love Series: Sebastine & Madi Alagwu (Episode 2)

bAw African Love Series: Victor & Gail Masondo (Episode 1)

1 John 4:18 states that, “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”   Tomorrow, 27 April is a special day for South Africa. It is the day that the first free and democratic … Continue reading bAw African Love Series: Victor & Gail Masondo (Episode 1)

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

Our Perfect Expectations Of Love

  There is no such thing as a guy who is “ready for marriage”.   Well, this is the conclusion I have come to based on endless hours of reading up on relationships and marriage, and speaking to married folks that I respect and look up to.   For some reason, our generation has been … Continue reading Our Perfect Expectations Of Love

Dreams For The Black African Father

  Hi bAw family   In honour of Father’s Day this Sunday, I thought I would pen dreams and wishes that I believe some black African women (bAw) have for their fathers. The relationship between daughter and father in the African context has been a complex one, and I believe that if a young bAw … Continue reading Dreams For The Black African Father

10 Things I Appreciate About Black African Mothers

In a couple of days, many different countries around the world will be honouring mothers in wonderful ways. The 14th of May is a day that I am so glad sits on the international calendar because to be a mother is no small feat. In fact, it is such a special task that even though … Continue reading 10 Things I Appreciate About Black African Mothers

To The Man I Love, But Am Yet To Meet

Me in beautiful Cape Town in July 2015 You see me. All of me. And not once have you shrunk back from my awkward talkative nature or loud laugh or my desperate need to analyse everything. Instead, you have a way of turning my flaws and failures into possibilities and opportunities for me to be … Continue reading To The Man I Love, But Am Yet To Meet

5 Warning Signs of a Christian Guy Who is Going to Waste Your Time

Photo Cred: Madame Noire Online I’ve been witnessing and reflecting on a rather disturbing way of relating between guys and girls in our society today – and most especially in the church. Particularly how girls allow themselves to become entangled with a guy who is leading them nowhere slowly. I’d like to call this kind … Continue reading 5 Warning Signs of a Christian Guy Who is Going to Waste Your Time