Stephanie Dowrick and The Writers’ Workshop

From 28 April to 21 June, Dr Stephanie Dowrick will, for the first time, be teaching for the prestigious Faber Academy at their Sydney base. Here is an article prepared by the Faber Academy about Stephanie Dowrick’s exciting and welcoming new course, The Writers’ Workshop. Writing is well known as one of the most satisfying […]

Christmas wishes from Stephanie Dowrick

Wishing joy and peace to each of you. Wishing peace to our world and happiness for all. Thank you for another year of sharing Universal Heart values and news. The effort each of us makes to create a kinder, safer, more appreciative world truly matters. You are in my thoughts and prayers always. If you […]

Peace IS the way

Peacemaking in our personal lives, peacemaking globally: this is the most urgent challenge of our time. Happiness, wellbeing and safety depend on it. To consider others and treat them with respect; to lift other people’s spirits wherever we can; to keep them and ourselves safe: nothing else matters more. 21 September International Day of Peace […]

Universal Heart Newsletter September 2013 (new book!)

Interfaith service, Sydney, this Sunday 15 September 2013, 3pm  * Retreats – October * Visiting the Universal Heart Book Club  * YouTube talks * Regular inspiration on FACEBOOK  * New book on its way! * A gratitude prayer (even for those who never pray) Dear friends This Sunday, 15 September, is our beautiful, enriching monthly interfaith […]

Stephanie Dowrick encourages you to grow braver in spirit

Please enjoy this short, heartfelt talk from Dr Stephanie Dowrick on what it means to “grow in spirit” even and sometimes especially when your circumstances are hard or especially challenging. No, this is not “easy” – but it is slowly possible – and the benefits will resonate throughout our lives. On the day she gave […]

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 speaks on Forgiveness

Stephanie Dowrick speaks on Forgiveness

Stephanie Dowrick is the author, among other books, of Forgiveness and Other Acts of Love. This talk on the vital theme of forgiveness was recorded at the Happiness & Its Causes Conference in Sydney, in 2007. Stephanie spoke after His Holiness the Dalai Lama had spoken to a packed and highly receptive audience. The talk […]

Universal Heart Newsletter March 2013

Bellingen Writers Readers Festival 22-24 March 2013  *  Last reminder for the 2013 Easter Retreat  * Interfaith service, Sydney, this Sunday 17 MARCH 2013, 3pm  * Universal Heart Book Club – wonderful new reviews *  YouTube talks *  Enduring or beyond a crisis? * On-line discounted Bookstore * Visit Stephanie on FACEBOOK Dear friends Welcome back […]

Our world is at a turning point

“It is not an easy thing to be a peacemaker, but it is an essential thing. Our world is at a turning point. We either speak up passionately and act for peace — or we are bystanders of and complicit with violence.”   Rev Dr Stephanie Dowrick Read Stephanie Dowrick’s persuasive arguments for peace, and for […]

Stephanie Dowrick: Peace is the change the world needs

You are welcome to use this powerful poster. Please just let us know – we would be delighted to hear. It is time to speak up, act for, publicly endorse and live the messages of peace that have been part of our human story from time immemorial. But, in this critical global moment, they have […]

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!