Stephanie Dowrick speaks on the sacred

Please enjoy this unusually frank discussion of what it means to commit ourselves to a deep appreciation of life: to see ourselves as spiritual beings – with human challenges – and to see all of life as sacred, including the shadow. Dr Stephanie Dowrick was being interviewed on her book Seeking the Sacred, but this […]

A prayer to end violence

Peace and universal love is the essence of the gospel preached by all who are enlightened. The Lord has preached that equanimity is the way. Forgive do I creatures all, and let all creatures forgive me. Unto all do I extend the hand of friendship. Unto none do I feel enmity. Be clear that violence […]

Universal Heart Newsletter – and Book Club

Insight & inspiration * “One Voice. One Earth at Interfaith in Sydney this Sunday, 18 November 2012 * New books & books news at your Universal Heart Book Club * YouTube talks – direct support  * Visit www.stephaniedowrick.com Dear Universal Heart Networkers, I’m always delighted to hear that your numbers are growing…especially as some of […]

Sing to heal the earth! Shyla Nelson in Sydney

  Sing and pray for the earth! Participate in this gorgeous, global event by joining us at Pitt Street (264) Uniting Church, Sydney, this Sunday, 18 November 2012. 3pm start. All welcome. The Good Earth Singers is an organization dedicated to building community through song. Its latest global campaign is One Earth. One Voice. The campaign, led […]

Peacemakers’ testimony

Stephanie Dowrick’s words are graced here with a photographic testimony to peace from Sydney photographer and Interfaith in Sydney congregational member, Brad Harris. Enjoy!

Universal Heart news and Book Club

Dear friends This may well be the briefest newsletter you have ever received from me! I am out and about this week reading my new children’s book, preparing for this coming Sunday’s service, completing the manuscript for a book to be with you late in 2013, and getting ready for the writing workshop in Japan. […]

A new book for children from Stephanie Dowrick

A new book for children from Stephanie Dowrick

Stephanie Dowrick’s new children book is The Moon Shines Out of the Dark, an enchanting, tender story of a little boy called Harry who must wait through a long night for the moon to reappear in the sky – and for Mum to return home. All the while Harry is remembering the lovely rhythms and events […]

“The Grace of Kindness” Easter Retreat 2012

Dr Stephanie Dowrick shares her uplifting, transformative talks on “The Grace of Kindness“, given at Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, New Zealand, during the Easter Retreat 2012. If you have time only to listen to one (initially) we would suggest Talk Two (Saturday afternoon). Please note that these talks were not professionally recorded, but do bring you the […]

Seeking the Sacred: Stephanie Dowrick speaks

This is the talk given by Dr Stephanie Dowrick at the Happiness & Its Causes Conference, 2012, held at the Sydney Town Hall. What allows happiness? What are the obstacles? What do we most long for…and how will we achieve it?  How can we become the cause of happiness…rather than the cause of suffering for […]