Stephanie Dowrick Spring Retreat, 4-10 October 2018

Stephanie Dowrick Spring Retreat, 4-10 October 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Spring Retreat with Reverend Dr Stephanie Dowrick, Mana Retreat Centre, 4-10 October, 2018.  This year’s theme: “Courage, Beauty & Self-Forgiveness” Full details are available via this link to the REGISTRATION PAGE at Mana Retreat Centre, near Coromandel, New Zealand. Shuttles from Auckland Airport, making the travel to Mana both easy and […]

Stephanie Dowrick: Taxing Questions

Stephanie Dowrick: Taxing Questions

It is with my social justice hat on that I wrote the article you can access below. You are very welcome to comment on it on the excellent, thoughtful “Pearls and Irritations” blog, hosted by John Menadue. Or on my own public Facebook page where it also appears as a link. How privileged we are […]

Stephanie Dowrick: Retreat at Easter 2018

Stephanie Dowrick: Retreat at Easter 2018

Our world is in great need of care and compassion…and so are we. Embodied Self-Compassion makes the ideals of compassion – empathy, respect, care – newly meaningful: healing our relationships with the physical and social worlds we daily inhabit – and with ourselves. Embodied Self-Compassion with Dr Stephanie Dowrick and Joyce Kornblatt, Easter 2018 The […]

Stephanie Dowrick: Australia’s choice to “arm” the arms industries

Stephanie Dowrick: Australia’s choice to “arm” the arms industries

http://www.smh.com.au/comment/secret-mens-business-of-the-arms-industry-needs-exposure-20180202-h0spx3.html When governments make decisions that may offend or appall many of us, or that seem to be utterly against the public good, we can only assume they are relying upon our short attention span, or perhaps feelings of helplessness: “What difference can I make?” Well, we can do a great deal. Not least, we […]

Universal Heart Newsletter from Stephanie Dowrick

Universal Heart Newsletter from Stephanie Dowrick

Dear Universal Heart Networkers *Sustaining hope    *CDs available (plus books & audio)   *Easter Retreat 2018 I very much hope this newsletter finds you well – if somewhat weary from a year that seems to have been difficult for many. I have been asked a great deal in recent weeks about sustaining hope. There’s no […]

“God as an experience”  A Stephanie Dowrick talk

“God as an experience” A Stephanie Dowrick talk

  A Mana Retreat Centre talk given by Reverend Dr Stephanie Dowrick from an inclusive, interspiritual perspective. Please know that this is just one of a series of talks that day, given with spontaneity and heart, and recorded informally on an iPhone. Stephanie was responding to a question about the nature of God. We hope […]

A letter to Prime Minister Ardern

A letter to Prime Minister Ardern

Dear Prime Minister Ardern Those of us here in Australia who are supporting asylum seekers – and there are many, many of us – are extremely grateful that you are keeping up awareness of the humanitarian plight of those who sought asylum in Australia and have been held in prison-like situations of extreme isolation for four […]

Stephanie Dowrick on marriage rights for all

Stephanie Dowrick on marriage rights for all

Those of you living outside Australia may know that we are currently enduring a hugely expensive, divisive, national “postal vote” survey on the question of marriage equality, which is basically about whether every adult has equal rights to commit to marriage – or not. Currently everyone over the age of 16 who is not already […]

Stephanie Dowrick speaks on the Path of Love

Stephanie Dowrick speaks on the Path of Love

I very much hope that you will feel inspired by this talk on the Path of Love, given on 17 September 2017 at the conclusion of 11 years of monthly services at Pitt Street Uniting Church in Sydney. Our work there will continue – wonderfully! – but less frequently. Reflecting on the Path of Love […]

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