Mental Health Awareness Month: A Love Story of Pain, Purpose and Faith by Babalwa Nkente

  When I sit and think about the mental health landscape in South Africa, I am somewhat impressed with where we are as a country in becoming more aware of this growing predicament. This makes me excited about the future…

The Black Panther Aftermath: A Reflection of Our Shared Truth by Lerato Oguntoye

A few of months ago I was on Twitter and saw a tweet of a group of Black ladies, based in the United States, wearing African inspired attire with the caption, “Wakanda Forever”. Another tweeter had retweeted that tweet with…

What Anchors You? by Larissa Subira

May is a month of celebration on the continent of Africa. “Why?”, you may ask. Well on the 25th of May 1963 the Organization of African Unity, now the African Union, was formed. The aim behind the founding of this…

In Conversation with Thuli Zulu by Larissa Subira

Hey lady!   Happy Wednesday and welcome to a brand new month! We have entered the second quarter of the year and I hope you’ve managed to press the refresh button in preparation for what is essentially a new chapter.…

bAw African Love Series S2: Cain & Nomusa (Episode 1)

Hi Family!   Today’s post is short and sweet – more of an announcement really. As we briefly mentioned last week, today we are sharing the first video from Season 2 of our African Love Series!   Navigating the issue…

Guard The Avenues Of Your Soul by Nompumelelo Simango

When I began writing this post, it had a different angle. The year was new, I was doing well, my girlfriends were sharing their testimonies on how God has come through for them. God had blessed my own ventures too,…

What You Can Look Forward To At bAw In 2019

    Hey fam   Happy New Year to those I haven’t yet wished! I know we’re well into the first month and the year may not feel as new, but it’s never too late to wish the best for…

#BodyGoals: A Holistic Look At Women’s Health by Taffy Dube

Good morning fam   Today’s blog post rounds off our theme for the month which has been Mental Health and Sisterhood. Taffy shares her personal experience with becoming healthier physically as well as mentally and emotionally, and why this is…

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…

Our Miseducation About Prayer by Gail Masondo

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 - The Lord's Prayer ( Matthew 5:13).   Reciting prayers did…

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