Stories by Judith Sutherland

Giving thanks more than once a year

Thursday, December 1, 2005

A wonderful little boy told me the other day, “It doesn’t have to be Thanksgiving Day to say what you are thankful for.

The perfect place for children to play

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Sometimes, in the midst of living life, we forget the importance of fun and games in the big scheme of things.

No praise needed for a job well-done

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Have you ever noticed that words of praise lift us momentarily, while sharp words of criticism often linger, prompting thoughts of what we should have said in response, over and over, for days on end.

An extraordinary autumn gears up

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Hasn’t autumn been extraordinary this year? November blew in, and each day so far has been as mild as a day in May.

Enjoy the moment before it’s gone

Thursday, November 3, 2005

So many things in this world keep right on changing, but one thing remains constant. We will age, some gracefully, some fighting the inevitable every step of the way.

Opposition keeps life interesting

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Think back on your favorite book or your favorite movie, and I’d be willing to bet there was one mighty aggravating character you just loved to hate.

Tragedy tears at family friends

Thursday, October 20, 2005

It was 20 years ago that I first became friends with Dorothy, a woman who joked that since she was twice my age she could give me twice as much advice as friends my own age.

Capturing the moment forever

Thursday, October 13, 2005

As summer nods its farewell, our school hosts the annual football homecoming game and dance in mid-October each year.

Ocean has powerful effect on life

Thursday, October 6, 2005

Standing by the ocean, I have always felt an incredible wave of awe and inspiration. There is simply nothing as powerful as watching that massive movement’s waves crash to the shore.

Realize the reach of sisterly power

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Who would I be without my sisters? I am talking both about the sisters who were born into my life, and the sisters I have chosen throughout my adult life.

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About Judith

Judith Sutherland, born and raised on an Ohio family dairy farm, now lives on a 70-acre farm not far from the area where her father’s family settled in the 1850s. Appreciating the tranquility of rural life, Sutherland enjoys sharing a view of her world through writing. Other interests include teaching, reading, training dogs and raising puppies. She and her husband have two children, a son and a daughter, in college.