Stephanie Dowrick Events and Retreats 2014

Welcome to Dr Stephanie Dowrick’s public events for 2014 – including monthly services at Pitt Street Uniting Church. Stephanie Dowrick is speaking on Mindfulness and Meditation on 12 November (see below) and leading the November and December interfaith, spiritually inclusive services. Beyond those commitments, she is accepting very few invitations and none for 2014. To […]

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. […]

A “Mana” invitation for 2014 (including 25 Jan 2014)

There is something so special about a new year and the sense of promise and renewal that comes with it. Many of you seem to be feeling that eagerness because I’ve had a number of emails and notes via social media in recent weeks asking what my “Mana” reatreat plans are for this year. Some […]

Stephanie Dowrick on daring to write Heaven on Earth

Stephanie Dowrick is the author of many much loved books, from Running Backwards Over Sand to Seeking the Sacred and Everyday Kindness. Here she celebrates the publication of her newest book, Heaven On Earth, by writing frankly about her writing life and what has supported, allowed and inspired it. I began my writing life in […]

Stephanie Dowrick speaks on wisdom and humility

This short talk on wisdom – and its relevance in contemporary life – by Dr Stephanie Dowrick begins with a famous teaching from the Wisdom of Solomon. Stephanie uses it as a springboard to invite us to think freshly about wisdom and particularly about the wisdom we learn first-hand: from the experiences of our own […]

Peace testimonies from the Easter Retreat 2013

Peace Testimonies, Retreat with Stephanie Dowrick,   Mana Retreat Centre, Easter  2013 Joo-Cheong As a peacemaker, I will speak against injustice, remembering that peace is not just my birthright but of all humanity. I will live with idealism, seeing the prospect of change even when change seems all but impossible, believing in hope especially when […]

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 […]

Peacemakers’ poster

You are free to use either version of this beautiful poster. Simply click on it to enlarge. But please let us know that you are doing so. We would love to hear. You can reach Dr Stephanie Dowrick on her Facebook page, or by emailing uhn @ stephaniedowrick. com (fill in gaps, separated to limit […]