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 […]

Stephanie Dowrick YouTube talk “Peace in Our World”

Dr Stephanie Dowrick opens this powerful talk with a call to imagine a more peaceful world, one in which not just safety but also far greater joy is easily experienced by all. She continues with an essential reminder that “Hate does not cease with more hatred…” and that “civilization is far more than a lull […]

Stephanie Dowrick writes The Moon Shines Out of the Dark

The Moon Shines Out of the Dark is Stephanie Dowrick’s first children’s book for many years. It’s a tender, touching story for 4-7 year olds, focusing on an enchanting little boy called Harry. The book is wonderfully illustrated by award-winning artist and illustrator, Anne Spudvilas. “A great addition to any bookshelf and a moving story […]

Universal Heart Newsletter – and Book Club

Everyday Kindness published in the US * Interfaith in Sydney this Sunday, 16 Sept 2012 * New books of interest at your Universal Heart Book Club * Spring Retreat in New Zealand, 4-7 October * “What difference can the Sacred Make?” : Special event, Sydney 11 October, 7-9pm * Writing Retreat in Kyoto 29 Oct […]

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 […]