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Articles by: Judith Scully

Jaxie, Fintan and me

I appreciate a story that seeps into who I am, that makes unexpected connections, and...

Posted on: July 18, 2018

Ghost gum wisdom

A “wounded” ghost gum outside Judith Scully’s window is teaching her that ageing has its...

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Untying the wind chimes

“The Word was made flesh and lived among us… and the world did not know...

Posted on: November 15, 2016

A still point in my changing world

“At the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam I met Rembrandt’s mother, and brought her home packaged in...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Life as it happens

Life as it happens

When, as is so inelegantly said, ‘life sucks’, it’s tempting to lose heart, to indulge...

Posted on: November 17, 2015

A doting God

A doting God

One of the gifts we can give children today is the kind of love that...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Traditioning: women passing on the story

Traditioning: women passing on the story

As the years have rolled on I have asked myself whether traditioning is the matter...

Posted on: April 21, 2015

The contradictions of Advent

The contradictions of Advent

For more years than I like to recall, the liturgical seasons of Advent, Lent and...

Posted on: December 9, 2014

My God-dream

My God-dream

I’m an ordinary sort of person and that’s how I find God; disguised in the...

Posted on: July 15, 2014

My spiky visitor

My spiky visitor

We all have some echidna-like characteristics. When we sense that our vulnerability is in danger,...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Remembering our family saints

Remembering our family saints

In November the Church reminds us that each person’s life story doesn’t just begin at...

Posted on: November 19, 2013

When the ordinary becomes extraordinary

When the ordinary becomes extraordinary

We might have a wonderfully rich religious culture, but by and large, we have lost...

Posted on: August 20, 2013