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The Sunshine
Uplifting The Western Slope
2016 December/January
Pg 2 - The Sunshine Express
¡°Happiness is like the old man told me
Look for it, and you¡¯ll never find it all
But let it go, live your life and leave it
Then one day, you¡¯ll wake up and she¡¯ll be home¡±
¡®Happiness¡¯, written by Isaac Slade of The Fray, is the last song on the second studio album from
the band titled ¡®The Fray¡¯, released on February 3, 2009. You can listen to the song on video here>>
In the typical style of the band, this song is soft and mellow and poetic, with gentle guitar work that
builds to a crescendo. Rumor has it Slade wrote the song while his wife was away on a trip, and he
was missing her and feeling unhappy.
The message he penned out is inspired and clear. Happiness can be fleeting, can even ¡°feel a lot
like sorrow¡±, like when your loved one, and the happiness you feel when they are near, is far away.
You can focus on it, dwell on whether you are happy or not, but that may even ¡°break your faith to
pieces¡±. So what answer to this delimma does he suggest? ¡°Let it go. Live your life.¡±
So don¡¯t go longing for and searching out happiness, just stay busy, be productive, and ¡°one day
you¡¯ll wake up and she¡¯ll be home.¡± Happiness will knock ¡°on your door, and you just let it in.¡±
Welcome to the December/January edition of The Sunshine Express! We are glad you are here and
we are excited to bring you all of the fantastic events and holiday happenings that are going on all
around us this month and next. It is a magical time of year, sometimes hectic and even trying, but
most definitely always full of surprises and adventure.
We want to take this opportunity to give thanks once again to our loving creator for allowing us to
share the good news with you dear reader. We have been blessed in so many ways on this journey
and have met so many awesome people, who have given us so much encouragement and support,
that we could fill these pages, and then some, with our gratitude. Since we are limited on space we
will be content to simply say it here. Thank you. Everyone.
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We wish you a very merry Christmas and a bright, happy new year. May 2017 be a most excellent
time of our lives. And remember to keep a smile handy, it¡¯s the most important thing we put on in
the morning. We love you! - KingDaddy & Moonstruck
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The silverhawk feather that graces our front page was chosen for it¡¯s significant spiritual
symbolism. Hawks are symbols of spirit, wisdom and power. The hawk is the messenger.
It is also about visionary power and guardianship, the hawk is very protective of the young
in its nest. It teaches us about providing for family and self. Hawk teaches us to be obser-
vant and to pay attention to what we may overlook. This could mean a talent we don¡¯t use,
a blessing for which we haven¡¯t expressed gratitude, or a message from Spirit. The hawk
has keen eyesight, it is about opening our eyes and seeing that which is there to guide us.
Hawk is also about new beginnings and always moving forward along the correct path.
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This Edition¡¯s Contributors:
Dr Scott Rollins - Health Columnist
Karen Schafer - Life Columnist
Moonstruck - Publisher, Columnist,
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