First Baptist Church of Herndon

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True to Form

Last week summer officially arrived. And true to form it was a hot sunny day followed by a stormy evening. Yep, that’s just what we expected. While we complain about the humidity and heat there is part of us that welcomes the familiar and another part

Author: Linda Soller | Jun 28, 2021

Joy in this Place

I have long been a proponent of joy at church. It’s true, faith can really grow and strengthen in the face of adversity and pain, but I believe the faith we have has the power to bring each of us joy. While our church has its share of sorrow and angst,

Author: Linda Soller | Jun 21, 2021

A Good Swarm

You may be thinking I have used the cicada topic one too many times. Okay, I understand. But really, I won’t have the opportunity again for 17 years! Today I read about a young man who crashed his car

Author: Linda Soller | Jun 14, 2021

Alive and Well in Herndon

Ask any cicada about the pandemic and they will stare at you with those big red eyes thinking to themselves, what pandemic? Okay so they are bugs, they may not speak, but I am pretty sure they are oblivious to the challenging last 15 months we have experienced. It’s a drop in the bucket compared to their 17 years of isolation.

Author: Linda Soller | Jun 07, 2021

A Fabulous Feast

Sometimes we fail to recognize a surplus of goodness, a fabulous feast so to speak. Nature on the other hand rarely misses a chance to take advantage of a good thing. We were away for a week recently only to return to find our bird feeder nearly full. It had been all but abandoned.

Author: Linda Soller | May 31, 2021

The Art of Hanging Art

There are rules for just about everything. Sometimes we question whether we should follow the rules. In hanging art, I read the most frequent mistake is hanging art too high. The rule is to hang the center of the art piece at eye level. I liked that rule.

Author: Linda Soller | May 24, 2021