Sunshine and Stormy Days

Sunshine and Stormy Days 
Words & Music by Dennis Stephen 
© 2021 Meloden Music USA (ASCAP) 

People ask me, “Are you a saint or sinner?” 
I hear there's a bit of each in everyone. 
So does that make every loser a winner? 
Will misdeeds ever be undone? 
I can’t understand the world around me, 
The more I learn, the less I know. 
How many sure things in life can you see 
Looking through such a narrow window? 

And into each life expect sunshine and stormy days. 
Life isn’t always fair but it's still good. 
If you want better, then only you can start to change  
What you thought you understood. 

I can't remember a time when life was 
Exactly as I thought it should be. 
Settling for things has never been an option 
Any more than living just for what I can see.  
It’s a balancing act to stay centered 
When you’re getting pulled from side to side. 
Taking the good with the bad, the happy with the sad, 
Opposite worlds collide. 

And into each life expect sunshine and stormy days. 
Life isn’t always fair but it's still good. 
If you want better, then only you can start to change  
What you thought you understood. 

And into each life expect sunshine and stormy days. 
Life isn’t always fair but it's still good. 
If you want better, then only you can start to change  
What you thought you understood.

Songwriter's Notes: Many believe in "yin and yang" and how opposite forces often exist together. Although we all have good days and bad days, even the bad ones can have silver linings hiding behind the inevitable stormy clouds. This song prefers to view the cup as half-full, rather than half-empty, as evidenced in the lyrics, “Life isn’t always fair, but it’s still good.”

Music & Lyrics written by Dennis Stephen © 2021 Meloden Music USA (ASCAP) 
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Most photos courtesy of Don Tassone of The Mediator Stage, Providence, RI