Addiction

Wesley Katlego Mallege, a returning writer from Molepolole, Botswana. He continues and concludes last weeks journey with this Rising Passion piece, enjoy

God has also blessed me with the art of writing poetry which came to fruition end of November 2014. He has been growing it ever since. There is a piece titled ADDICTION, I wrote this at a time I felt as people we get addicted to so many things trying to fill an emptiness which can only be filled by God.

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My Journey in God

Wesley Katlego Mallege from Molepolole, Botswana is a pilot trainee and a poet. Currently part of the family at His People Church in Gaborone. He is a disciple of Christ who loves mission work and wants to make Him known. Enjoy!

It is somehow stitched in our minds that as a child growing up in a family that prays and goes to church almost every Sunday makes one Christian. Maybe it would if we were born saved. It had never occurred to me that there will come a point where I had to make a decision to follow Jesus, one my mother couldn’t make for me.

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Lessons from Eve on Stewardship

Nina Dafe a returning writer is the founder and editor of the Faraboverubiescollection.com, and author of “The Ultimate Guide to Eve” (set for release July 31st). Her mission is to help women understand God’s blueprint to womanhood and become the woman He ordained them to be. You can enjoy and start one of her courses here- “Understand God’s Blueprint for Womanhood in 5 Days“.Enjoy!

Just before my 26th birthday, people started to nudge me about “the next stage in life” (i.e. marriage and children), implying that this would be my ultimate stamp of womanhood. The problem? I had my reservations. Why? Well, I guess this is what happens when you grow up seeing most of your female role-models sell themselves short or stay in abusive situations due to factors such as tradition, control and low self-worth.

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Mmakgosi

Mmakgosi Ophadile Anita Tau is a servant of God ministering at God’s True Gospel Church. She is an inspirational social and mental health advocate devoted to uplifting her community. She is a literary, recording and performance arts specialist with a Jazz ensemble album titled ‘Words Unspoken,’ under the ‘It has to be Jazz,’ project. She is a literacy development pioneer with MO Scripts and a Mentor with Sekei Girls, both of which she co-founded. Mmakgosi is a mother, a daughter, a sister and a friend. An artist powered by Christ and passionate about worship. She aspires to own a Youth Retreat Center to groom professional artists and rehabilitate those with mental illnesses using art as therapy.Enjoy!

Imagine if you were asked to die right now with the promise of a better life thereafter. If someone posed this question to me 10 years ago, I would have most probably giggled a little, told them that I know God and that He loves me. Naturally for me this registers in my mind as the crux of salvation.

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Friends

Loago Kgosietsile, a returning writer is a graduate lives and works in Palapye, Botswana. She is an avid reader and occasionally write notes her blog Elgeesite and loves traveling.She believes in women empowerment and admires women who strive towards becoming the best versions of themselves.She is a member of the Pentecostal Holiness Church. Enjoy!

As I was scrolling down my Facebook news feed I came across a quote by J.C. Ryle that reads, ‘Let us seek friends  that will stir us up about our prayers,  our bible reading,  our use of time,  our souls and our salvation.’ The quote stayed with me ever since.  It did not only get stuck in my mind but it also got me thinking about the friends that I keep and how I choose them. I am one person who believes in friendship.  I value friendship and it is usually never easy for me to give up on a friend.

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I Am Butterfly

Kutlo Olerilwe is a student of Accounting and the Project Coordinator for Rising Tswana. He attends Pentecostal Holiness Church. Enjoy!

A couple of years ago I read a story about an explorer and a butterfly that taught me something about how God loves us; and why we tend to misunderstand the way He goes about showing His love for us. The story goes something like this;

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Are you even there?

Bhina Kerekang is a resilient soul that believes in searching for one’s life purpose and calling good things upon one’s own life. She is an analyst by day and an aspiring writer at heart, with involvements in community development through Purple Crown Society.Enjoy!

Why do you fall silent when I call for you? When I need you the most? Any other day I feel you in my space even without trying, me Eden. Why not now when I am searching for you? Do you hear me? Are you even there?

These are my questions. Well, these were my questions during what was arguably the most difficult time of my life because no matter how I prayed I just wasn’t receiving my breakthrough.

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Hope is Essential

Sesame Samantha Marumo, a retunring writer,  is a mover and shaker of life who believes that all people are created to serve their surroundings through all their talents and personalities. She does this through her gift of words; she is the author of the highly inspirational book titled “Agent of Change” and she is an exceptional modern musical Poet.Enjoy!

Excuse me for seeing things on a scale that so ….biblical, risk coming off as a bit radical….but  if  yesterday you worked for BCL or  Tati Nickel…listen, they let you off, now receive courage to mentally quit your job so you can find your work.

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We Will Worship

We Will Worship is a band that has successfully crafted a style for a new generation of South African gospel lover. Deeply grounded in traditional South African gospel sounds, yet fused with a distinct creative flair, their music has made major inroads within the gospel scene and has made them forerunners within the contemporary gospel genre.

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