A Yearning For My Front Steps

This morning I have an inexplicable yearning to go outside and sit on my front steps and breathe in life. It is the appearance of the sun in what has been a cold and bleak and cloudy Minnesota which brings to mind spring and thoughts of flowers and warm weather. However, I can't explain my [...]

Have You Found Your Calling?

Have You Found Your Calling?

Depression is real. It is a hopeless feeling that wells up inside of you and takes over rational thought putting fears, doubt, and paranoia inside of you so that you want the pain to stop. I know, for me, when I feel anxious, sad and overwhelmed, if I keep on the path of those feelings [...]

Christmas, Joyful or Stressful?

Christmas, Joyful or Stressful?

Sprinkled Notes by Julie Seedorf © December 2018 Printed in the Albert Lea Tribune and the Courier Sentinel the week of December 6. Each Christmas season, others remind me when I write my feel-good column about the holiday season that many people struggle with the holiday. I decided to be honest and share my issues so [...]