Cheryl Strand has a degree in Philosophy and is an accredited Facilitator of The Thinking Environment and Thinking Partner/ Coach. She has studied through the Presencing Institute’s U.Lab, and hosted a Spiritual Ecology Hub. She is also a Facilitator of the Work That Reconnects. In the late 1980s she co-founded an interracial community in a poor neighbourhood where she lived and worked for a while. More recently she has co-managed a specialist Africana bookshop and been a stay-at-home mom. She lives in Cape Town with her husband, teenage son, and Toto, a Cairn Terrier, enjoys walking and painting, and belongs to a tradition that practices meditation, prayer, and dreamwork.
“We cannot live in a world that is not our own, in a world that is interpreted for us by others. An interpreted world is not a home. Part of the terror is to take back our own listening, to use our own voice, to see our own light.” Hildegard of Bingen