Dr Stephanie Dowrick on refugees and “taking refuge”

Taking Refuge, Finding Courage: a talk by Dr. Stephanie Dowrick given on 16 March 2014 at Interfaith in Sydney, Pitt Street (264) Uniting Church. In this talk, Stephanie Dowrick brings together two vital themes: concern for the many millions who are without a safe home in our world, including refugees and asylum seekers – currently […]

The priceless gifts of compassionate “presence”

Your quality of presence – and mine – will linger in the minds of other people long after even the cleverest words are forgotten. Without even considering that it is presence we are describing we might say, “This person is good to be around…doesn’t criticize, attack or blame…makes life smoother and calmer…” Or we may […]

Universal Heart Network March 2014

Hello dear Universal Heart Networkers, I do hope that this finds you well? Again thanks to the riches of the internet, comes an amazing picture that seems literally to “light up” our perceptions of the universe we share. Truly noticing that we are in this life together – and that our choices count, therefore – […]

Dr Stephanie Dowrick: “We are one with the earth”

Using the idea of the earth as our most vital teacher, Dr Stephanie Dowrick invites us to renew our love for the physical universal. “As long as we are in the physical body, we are one with that universe.” This allows us to cherish the seasons of life and the truth that life is constantly […]

Dr Stephanie Dowrick on living thankfully

Reverend Dr Stephanie Dowrick speaks here on the gloriously transformative power of living thankfully. The talk was recorded at Pitt Street Uniting Church, Sydney, in June 2013.  Please note that all of the recorded video talks from the services that Stephanie leads are available via InterfaithinSydney YouTube link.

Stephanie Dowrick invites us to “wake up”

What would it mean to you to “wake up” more completely to your own life’s potential – and to the gift and meaning of life itself? “Illumination” is a word that may inspire…or confuse us. It’s widely used in spiritual life and can itself be a source of genuine hope as well as as inspiration. […]

Universal Heart Newsletter February 2014

Dear friends What a fantastic universe we live in. On the web (a dazzling resource), I found this photograph of the Milky Way over Switzerland. And with contemporary media, we can share the wonder of it effortlessly! I do hope your year is beginning well? With dear friends we resolved that this will be our […]

Events, services & retreats with Dr Stephanie Dowrick 2014

Welcome to Dr Stephanie Dowrick’s public events for 2014 – including monthly services at Pitt Street Uniting Church (3rd Sundays, 3pm). Forthcoming highlight: Meditation & Mindfulness, 12 November 7-9.30pm. To enquire about Dr Dowrick’s availability for speaking or retreat engagements, please go to CONTACTS on this website. 12 November 2014, 7-9.30pm. SYDNEY.  Mindfulness & Meditation […]

Universal Heart Newsletter – Heaven on Earth publication

Publication of Heaven on Earth * New bookstore link: free postage  *  “Heavenly”: Special concert announcement for 23 November 2013  * Interfaith service, Sydney, this Sunday 20 October 2013, 3pm  *  Stephanie on ABC RN’s “Spirit of Things”  *  YouTube talks * Regular inspiration on FACEBOOK Dear friends What a joy it is to be […]

Stephanie Dowrick offers “messages of love”

In this short video talk, you can hear Dr Stephanie Dowrick giving the Sunday “sermon” at Pitt Street Uniting Church in Sydney. She uses her commitment to spiritual and social inclusivity and harmony to draw our attention to key universal “messages of love” while inviting us also to be “messengers of love”.  On 21 July […]

Stephanie Dowrick invites you to a life of greater gratitude

At the monthly interfaith, spiritually inclusive services she leads at Pitt Street Uniting Church, Sydney, Reverend Dr Stephanie Dowrick brings us ideas and inspirations that can sustain us spiritually and emotionally whatever our life circumstances. This month (April 2013), she speaks about gratitude – with some very fresh thoughts about gratitude as a way of […]