ABOUT Margaret (Mags) Blackie
Margaret (Mags) Blackie is a spiritual director, a scientist and an educator. She is the author of Rooted in Love: Integrating Ignatian spirituality into daily life’. She worked for four years as a spiritual director in the UK before returning to South Africa. She holds an academic position at Stellenbosch University near Cape Town. Currently her challenge is to hold together medicinal chemistry, science education and Ignatian spirituality, and allowing cross-pollination between these rather disparate fields! She recharges by walking in the mountains of the beautiful Western Cape.