THINGS

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WONDERFUL THINGS: Heaven is for real – really

Death seems a little closer during this time of Covid-19. And with the thought of death follows the question of heaven. Everyone wants to know what comes after this life on earth (or if this life is all there is).This probably helps explain the booming popularity over the last decade of a genre of books… … Read More

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WONDERFUL THINGS: The incomparable Jesus

There is simply no one like Jesus. Maybe you know this already. I hope you do. After more than 40 years of reading about Jesus, studying his person, listening to his words in the Scriptures, and hanging out with other Jesus-admirers, I am still astounded — still in awe. I believe that I will be… … Read More

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100 little things that bring us joy during the coronavirus pandemic

“My eyes are getting watery because I found hand soap,” my friend Raven Cooper shared in the group chat.She followed up with a voice memo celebrating the momentous occasion that captured the hope, joy and excitement in her voice.Pre-coronavirus, watery eyes and happy cries were reserved for […] … Read More

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WONDERFUL THINGS: Easter’s pandemic proclamation, ‘He is Risen!’

At this time when many stores and shops are shuttered and still, when many churches are empty and silent, when choirs will not gather and sing, the proclamation of Easter yet rings forth — “He is Risen!” Perhaps, this Easter, it sounds forth even more loudly in the surrounding stillness, “He is Risen!”In this time… … Read More

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100 things to do while stuck inside due to a pandemic

As concerts are postponed, sporting events are cancelled, schools are closed and tourist hot spots are shut down,  […] … Read More

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THINGS TO DO OCT. 12

Saturday, Oct. 12Baytowne Wharf Beer FestThe Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort will roll out the barrels for the 12th annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest. The Craft Beer Tasting is the main event and runs from 2-6 p.m. with samples of nearly 200 beers and live music all afternoon. VIP ticket… … Read More

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THINGS TO DO FOR JULY 4th

Family Independence Day CelebrationThe city of Destin will host a Family Independence Day Celebration & Bike parade for children 14 and under at 4:30 p.m. July 2 at Morgan’s Sport Center. Bike parade at 5:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 4:45 p.m. The event is free to the public. Come show off your decorated bike,… … Read More

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THINGS TO DO MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Memorial Day Weekend ConcertJoin the Mattie Kelly Arts Center for their Memorial Day Weekend Concert at 6:30 p.m. May 25 in the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Outdoor Amphitheater. In honor of America’s veterans and first responders, the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra and Northwest Florida State College present a stirring concert of patriotic tunes for the… … Read More