Book now for the 2008 Easter Retreat

Book now for the 2008 Easter Retreat The images below are from the “”Stillness”” Easter Retreat, 2007, at Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, New Zealand.  They go some way to conveying what a gift it was to spend time together in such wonderful company, and in a place of magnificent  physical beauty and great spirituality.  The […]

UK Events July 2007

Events – UK  24-26 July (Leicester) and 29 July (London) Stephanie Dowrick will be speaking at the 20th Annual Sea of Faith Conference at the University of Leicester on 24-26 July 2007. Conference theme is “The Good Life”. Jonathon Porritt (Director of the Forum for the Future) and Tim Jackson are also speaking. The event […]

Choosing Happiness Workshop

All-day Choosing Happiness Workshop, 23 September 2007   Very limited numbers. Cost $128, incl morning and afternoon tea, and GST.  9.30-4.30.  The focus is on the key psychological and spiritual attitudes and skills that promote resilience, inner stability and an authentically positive and uplifting response to life. Presented by Inspired Traveller and Adyar Books, it will […]

Global Peace Day – 20 May 2007

At least 150,000 people across 12 countries are expected to participate in this wonderful free event, a great initiative for peace sponsored by the Club of Budapest.  In Sydney the event will be from 11-1pm at Victoria Park, City Road, Camperdown.Stephanie Dowrick and Paul Wilson will be among those leading meditations.  There will also be […]

Creative Journal Writing Events

You are very welcome to come to help celebrate the publication of Stephanie’s new book, Creative Journal Writing, at the following events.  19 April 2007, 1-2pm Free event – Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney, via Constant Reader, 02 9438 1763 24 April 2007, 6.30 for 7pm start Bray’s Books, 268 Darling Street, Balmain, […]

Creative Journal Writing

Creative Journal Writing: The Art & Heart of Reflection ISBN 9781741751376 “”The impulse to write is natural for many people.  Yet the demands of more public forms of writing can be crushing.  In the private spaces of your journal, a genuine sense of possibility is renewed with every blank page.  The inner critic can be […]

Honouring the Human Spirit

29 March 2007 “Honouring the Human Spirit” Celebrity Gala Dinner for Petrea King’s Quest for Life at Dockside, Cockle Bay, Sydney. Help raise money for the Quest for Life Foundation that does such vital work for people suffering from very serious illnesses or grief, stress and trauma.  Founded and brilliantly led by Petrea King, QfL […]

Heartcentre Concert

Heartcentre Concert at Pitt Street Uniting Church, Sydney – 22 April 2007 3pm264 Pitt Street Sydney (nearest cross street, Park) Kindling the Light of Love Georgia Carr, who through her exquisite music has brought so much beauty to the Interfaith services at Pitt Street, will be giving a very special concert of inspirational heart-centred music […]

Common Dreams

Common Dreams: Progressive Religion as a Transforming Agent Sydney 16-19 August 2007 An exceptional conference – not to be missed – including major presentations from Bishop John Spong (Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism; A New Christianity for a New World) , Rev Stephanie Dowrick (Forgiveness and Other Acts of Love), members of the brilliant “”Jesus […]

2007 May Macleod Lecture

Free lecture – 24 May 2007 Who owns you, God? Questions about Interfaith explored from a Christian perspective. Stephanie will give this year’s Annual May Macleod Lecture on 24 May 2007 at 8pm.Auditorium of the Centre for Ministry 16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta Entry is free and the lecture is followed by a light supper. […]

Creative Journal Writing

Creative Journal Writing all-day course Saturday 17 November 2007   (Last course for this year.)  Journal writing is the freest and possibly most enjoyable form of writing.  It offers all kinds of emotional and creative benefits – like keeping track of your life, finding patterns in it, discovering what matters to you and what you […]

Great to be a woman?

There are people all around the world waking up each morning ready to pray, ‘Thank God I was born as a man.’  There are also people earnestly praying, even as you read this, that in the next life they will return as a man to speed their path to enlightenment.  And even in more familiar […]