First Baptist Church of Herndon

681 Elden St., Herndon, VA 20170-4722, Phone 703-437-3620

First Baptist Church of Herndon Blogs

School is officially underway in our area. The start dates of local counties were staggered, but now everyone is back. For our family it’s the start of kindergarten for the oldest grandchild. An important milestone, but in her brief 5 years there have already been many beginnings.
Author: Linda Soller | Aug 05, 2019

Brain Retrain
We have new phones at work. They do neat things, and you no longer dial 9 when dialing out. Problem is, I have worked here for 22+ years and it seems I can’t manage to dial out without reaching for the #9. I need a brain retrain!
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 29, 2019

A Bigger Bucket?
Clearly, I had too much caffeine. As I lay awake, mind racing, I considered my bucket list. You know, the list of things you want to do, places you want to see, before your time on earth is done. At first the list was not that big, but the longer I considered the topic, the more items I added.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 22, 2019

The Elusive Escape Hatch
If only you could find the button, the lever, or the hidden bookcase that exposed the escape hatch. It’s not an uncommon desire to want to escape. You know those times when you feel worn out, over-burdened, and just plain over it. Yes, I am talking about you.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 15, 2019

What, When, How
At work we have been focused on respect among co-workers. Specifically, how to keep ourselves in check so that our communication does not inadvertently make a difficult situation worse. It happens so easily. I’ve learned that the impact of what you say is dramatically affected by when you say it and how you say it.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 08, 2019

In the Grand Scheme of Things
It was only an office move, 10 minutes away, but for some the stress was getting to be too much. It was not under their control. Most of us struggle a bit with change. It could have been worse. The office could have been closing for good.
Author: Linda Soller | Jul 01, 2019