Author: Awakening Womanhood

Woman…Mending and Unfurling her Broken Wings

Woman…Mending and Unfurling her Broken Wings

So much is said generally about ‘the Woman’ and how she is not as she ought to be; we hear numerous admonitions to her from several quarters, to re-awaken her inner strength, her gracefulness and sweet charm, to reclaim her once-upon-a-time high morality, self-esteem and self-confidence, and remember her purposeful living and high calling, all […]

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The Essence of Womanhood

The Essence of Womanhood

As a woman being spiritual simply lies in honouring the intuition. On the one hand is the capacity to receive intuitively; on the other hand is the willingness to manifest this perception. The intuition is the voice of the spirit – it is that quiet gut feeling that persists in speaking even when reason and […]

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Pre-Marital Sex and Fornication

Pre-Marital Sex and Fornication

Fornication is a term that describes consensual sexual intercourse between two people who are not married to each other and is a generally accepted term for pre-marital sex. A somewhat controversial issue, it is seen as immoral in many quarters just as there are schools of thought that see nothing wrong with it. Hence the […]

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Making sense of dress sense

Making sense of dress sense

This topic is both a statement and also an enquiry for every woman. Why do you dress up yourself? In other words, what is the sense in dressing up? This should be the first question each person must ask and answer for herself, every time you wish to dress up. If we pause and cast […]

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Black sheep

The black sheep of the family

The term “black sheep of the family”, refers to an odd or disreputable member of a group, especially within a family. Figuratively, it refers to the deviant member of the family. The questions we need to ask ourselves are: Why is the one referred to as the black sheep so different from the other family […]

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Tackling peer pressure

The word peer means equal or match. A peer is a person who is of equal or similar standing with another in a group. Pressure in this context can be described as a compulsive feeling that is capable of influencing an individual for good or bad. Therefore, peer pressure is an external compulsive feeling from […]

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Sibling rivalry

What really is this curious phenomenon that sometimes sees brothers and sisters from the same womb or family stand at daggers drawn? Beginning like child’s play but sometimes assuming very grave dimensions. Why and how does it result and what can be done to prevent or resolve it? These are questions that often fill the […]

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Should we allow our mother tongue to die?

Mother tongue is the native language, the language of one’s ethnic group which a child learns from home right from childhood and this language forms the basis of the child’s socio-linguistic identity. A child connects to his parents, family, relatives, culture and history through his mother tongue. The mother tongue connects the child with the […]

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Raising virtuous children

‘Virtues’ are defined as “the characteristics of a person which supports individual moral excellence and collective well-being”. But beyond this definition, they are the noblest and purest of qualities such as courage, patience, humility, beauty, justice, and so on, which are the very essence of what is Spiritual, from whence man originates. A person of […]

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Caring for children with hereditary diseases

Despair, exasperation, feeling of shame, rejection, isolation (real and/ or self- imposed), doubt, sense of guilt, blames (voiced and unvoiced), physical and psychological pains, as well as questions like “why me?”, “why do I have to be subjected to this?” either directed to self, parents, or ultimately to the Almighty Father, often accompany various hereditary […]

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