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    Mags Blackie

    Mags Blackie, PhD, is an academic at Stellenbosch University in South Africa and a part-time spiritual director. She holds a faculty position in the Department of Chemistry and Polymer Science and is a research associate in the Faculty of Theology.

    The Centrality of Gratitude

    Gratitude is not optional in the faith journey. It is central. Gratitude is not simply remembering to say “Thank you.” There is a difference between the child who is taught...

    An Unexpected Grace in a Busy Season

    I have made the mistake of agreeing to make contributions of various kinds at a time when I have major work pressure. My day job requires me to grade...

    Finding God in the Chemistry Lab

    I remember standing in an organometallic chemistry laboratory in Cape Town, South Africa. I was dressed in a white lab coat and safety glasses and surrounded by glassware and...