The Sunshine #8-5 Oct/Nov

Kind & Generous

“You’ve been so kind and generous
I don’t know how you keep on giving
for your kindness I’m in debt to you
for your selflessness, my admiration
and for everything you’ve done

You know I’m bound…
I’m bound to thank you for it”

Natalie Anne Merchant (born October 26, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She joined the alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs in 1981 and left it to begin her solo career in 1993. Her song ‘Kind & Generous’, from the 1998 album ‘Ophelia’, is the perfect Thanksgiving song, one of the best. Why? Because it gives thanks heartily and abundantly.

“I want to thank you for so many gifts, you gave with love and tenderness, I want to thank you,” goes the song and continues, “I want to thank you for your generosity, the love and the honesty that you gave me… I want to thank you.” All sung to a contemporary, lively and uplifting melodic arrangement that gives one the feeling of the joy that comes with giving thanks.

Of course singing along the thanks has it’s effect. Most importantly, while this song can be sung to give thanks to anyone who’s been kind, this song also gives thanks to the right being, the one that so rightly deserves ALL of the thanks, all of the time, not just at Thanksgiving. The creator God almighty, our Father who gives us all things to begin with. Our very breath and spirit! Thank you! – KD

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Welcome to the 2017 October/November edition of The Sunshine Express! We are glad that you are here. Autumn has arrived and Winter is on the way but hey, let’s not get ahead of ourselves! Fall activities abound and there is much to appreciate, from the golden aspens, now in full color, to the fantastic fishing and abundant hunting that comes with the season. As is our way, we have shared as much of it here with you inside these pages of The Sunshine Express as we can fit, for your information and enjoyment.

We hope you can take advantage of one or two or a few of the fun and entertaining events available this October and November. So much to do, so little time. Be sure to check out all of the amazing good news we have assembled here for you. Mind blowing advances are occurring these days and it is hard to fathom it all or imagine what is next? Rest assured we will stay on top of the good news and get it out there for all to see as we go forward in time. Exciting times.

Ok, that is all for now. Have a fun and most excellent Autumn and always know that you are loved! – KingDaddy

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