Posts Tagged ‘thanksgiving’

Hear What Homeless People Are Thankful for This Thanksgiving

It’s easy to lose sight of what’s important in life, and to take for granted all the ways God provides. To help us gain perspective of what it means to be thankful, we talked with some men and women who will surprise you with their thankfulness. They’re living on the streets with winter fast approaching, and yet, they are thankful. Hear more of our conversations in our podcast. Listen   Special thanks to ShowerUp! They’re serving the… … Continue reading

Zach Williams Shares The Dish You Must Have This Thanksgiving!

Zach Williams loves to cook. Remember that amazing chicken piccata he made? He’s back to share one of his new favorite recipes for Thanksgiving. Fall Roasted Brussels and Butternut Squash with Cinnamon Pecans and Dried Cranberries Ingredients Roasted Brussels Sprouts:  3 cups Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed, yellow leaves removed 3 tablespoons olive oil Salt, to taste Roasted Butternut Squash:  1 and ½ pound butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed into 1-inch cubes (Yields about 4 cups of uncooked cubed butternut… … Continue reading

Want to Hear Some Amazing Thanksgiving Music, Instead?

We’re pretty sure there’s only one good song in existence that’s about Thanksgiving. So, while we can’t exactly make a “Thanksgiving” WAY-FM playlist, we’re adding this song by Brandon Heath to the mix. If you don’t like hearing Christmas music before Thanksgiving, he’s with you. That’s why he wrote “The Day After Thanksgiving.”   Brandon did an amazing job with this song, but for now, our motto is still: Photo by InaFrenzy … Continue reading

How to Be Thankful and Content Right Where You Are

“If only I could be a size smaller. If only I could find the perfect husband. If only I could earn a promotion. If only I could be less insecure.” “If only I could truly be content.” “If only…” Life is full of “if only’s” that stir from hearts of discontentment; from the comparisons we make, and from the desires we have to be satisfied with life. As a young child, I thought that contentment… … Continue reading

10 Things Every Thanksgiving Host Should Know

Thank you RELEVANT MAGAZINE for saving the day with this post! Remember: It’s About the Gathering, Not About the Food. This is the most important thing to keep in mind. I know Thanksgiving might be the most food-driven of all holidays, but the people are always more important than the food. The gathering is what’s significant—that’s what you remind yourself when the turkey’s taking forever or the stuffing’s dry. And it’s TRUE. Stay Classic. This… … Continue reading

Maybe the World Needs More Music Like This

We love Thanksgiving and are thankful for a lot of things – Christmas music being one of them! But there aren’t really a lot of songs about Thanksgiving… except for this one by Brandon Heath! Brandon is a little unsure about this whole “Christmas-music-before-Thanksgiving” thing, so he took it upon himself to write a festive song about his feelings on the subject. It’s called, “The Day After Thanksgiving.” Brandon, we appreciate the sentiment and festivity… … Continue reading

Why It’s NOT Too Early for Christmas Music

You may have noticed your WAY-FM has started playing Christmas music and we’re honestly pretty excited about it.  Sure, we’ve heard from some who think the earliest they should hear a Christmas song is the day after Thanksgiving.  In years past, we’ve followed this this thinking as well and started to “pepper” our playlist with a few Christmas songs here and there, starting on that day. This year, we’re ready to celebrate right now. We’ve… … Continue reading

8 Things to Be Thankful For

It’s November, Thanksgiving is just around the corner and you’ll probably see many people taking a “Thankful” challenge on Facebook. You’ll tons of posts on Thanksgiving about the things that your Facebook Friends are thankful for. And who knows, maybe you’re doing one of those challenges. Either way, we wanted to share with you 8 things that you can be thankful for this year. 1. Laughter Laughter really is medicine for the soul. How many… … Continue reading