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Book review: “Your transformation summons – will you answer the call to radical change?”, by Mmatshepo Seoka.

You may be wondering to yourself why the need for one to undergo transformation, why so much emphasis on change – “what’s the big deal”, right? You may even be thinking that this does not apply to you. Well, are there any unhealed wounds, anything that happened to you which left a deep cut in …

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Book review: “Let go of the past and liberate yourself”, by Natasha Zantsi

The past. It usually has a negative connotation to it, even more so when it’s in a phrase such as, “Let go of the past and liberate yourself”. The past can be daunting and detrimental to one’s well-being and truly needs us to let it go and be liberated. But it sure is not easy. …

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“The act of following – a tour of finding yourself in the paddock of Christ” by Dimakatso Gift Ratabane

  Many of us may be familiar with the term “discipleship”, but how many of us truly understand what it means? We have been called to be disciples, but do we truly know what it actually entails? Are we prepared for the journey? In his book, Dimakatso takes us through the different aspects of discipleship. …

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Book review: “The Body of Christ – a Word from the Lord for church leaders”

  You can already tell, judging from the title of the book itself, that there’s about to be tension. When it comes to churches, many shy away from the topic because it is too sensitive; yet churches are institutions that exist, and most importantly serve a purpose which needs to be restored for everyone’s sake. …

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Book review: “Awoken – Cultivating my life: removing the weeds to live a fulfilling, fruitful and purposeful life.”

  If you’re looking into doing some introspection for self-improvement, more especially to better your life, there couldn’t have been a more authentic and fitting book as this one. “Awoken” is one book that will challenge you to look within yourself to identify that which may be hindering your progress, hindering living not only a …

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Book review: “In the newness of life zoe – let there be light” – by Kwanele Nomzitshi

God has given us the gift of life. He has given us love – He loves us unconditionally. We may tend to doubt all of that, mainly because of the things we go through. It is easy to forget about the goodness of God when things don’t seem to go well, even more so when …

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Book review: “Your life is not your circumstances – renew your mind, focus on the good” by Ncumisa Mgidlana

There isn’t a single person that wouldn’t identity with this non-fiction, particularly the majority who come from what we as South Africans would call “emakhaya” – “home” in the Eastern Cape. Generally speaking, life can be tough for one, but you’d find that the worst that could happen in one’s life seems inevitable for those …

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Book review: “The power of your decisions” by Winky Lufefe Zuma

“Where have your decisions placed you?” – that is how “The power of your decisions” starts. In fact, that’s the title of the first chapter. It’s a question alarming enough to make one realize how powerful a decision truly is. Where you are currently is a result of decisions, whether they were made by you …

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Book review: “Did you know – a woman can prosper you? (He who finds a wife obtains favour from the Lord)” by Juliet Mtekateka

I’m sure you’re already taken aback by the title of the book itself. There are quite a number of notions of this world that we have become accustomed to, that we have accepted as the norm, while in actual fact they are outside the Word and will of God, especially when it comes to finding …

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Book review – “Chronicles of a fatherless son” by Patrick Neo Mabiletsa

It’s such a humbling experience for one to be open and share their struggles, emotions, heartaches – all the effects resulting from the absence of a father as a young boy or man. This can actually make one realise how privileged they are to have a father who is consciously and intentionally present in his …

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Book review – “Make it work: Would You Be My Ex?” by Maxwell J.R Ramaite

In a world where “side-chicks” and polygamy have become the norm, here is a young man in pursuit of being a faithful one-woman man. This is no ordinary book of some love story and happily ever after ending. It is far more intriguing, with poems and prose expressing his fears and uncertainties when it comes …

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Book review: “Where did we go wrong? (The cry – conversations about men)” by Athini B. Memani

Fatherlessness, gender-based violence, broken family structure, child abuse, poor standards of morality and principles, toxic relationships – these are some of the things society deals with. The impact these things have is gruesome, not to mention the great damage they cause. It’s human and very much understandable for society to bash men, to say, “Men …

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Book review: “A Praying Wife” by Mrs Zanele Shwane

When it comes to weddings and marriage, we automatically think about the glorious details: the white dress, the perfect wedding pictures, the ideal dream of having your ride or die; but we seldom consider the work, the commitment, the willingness required to sustain and have a successful marriage. “A Praying Wife” is an eye-opener on …

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Book review – “Nudes: Addressing and undressing my truth” by Siyanda Kakana

Nudes. Yes, that’s the name of the book. As skeptical as I was to share about this book at first, that all faded because I understood its purpose and how the title actually best describes what this book is about. Nudes is a book in which Siyanda undresses her truth. She exposes her life experiences …

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Book review: ‘Dear God – Conversations with the Father” by Simthandile Mhlambiso

Having a relationship with God is something that the world may not be too familiar with or even consider as important. Little does it know the benefits. Once one makes the conscious and intentional decision about having a relationship with God, you’d be surprised at the things you discover within yourself that are hidden deep …

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Book review: “My father took away my innocence” by Zizo Izabelo Zam Apleni

Many may easily misunderstand this book as a means to tarnish the image of fathers or male figures. It is very easy to take it personal. The unfortunate thing when we do that is we may miss the message of awareness behind it, the message of healing, the solution it actually brings.Zizo made the decision …

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