Anne Herridge

Sharing God's heart through poetry, prose and prayer

On this page, you will find weekly devotional articles which I hope will challenge and encourage you on your journey.

Sufficient for the Day

Our faith is not to rest in our own wisdom, management or planning, but in the power of God. “…our sufficiency is from God.” (2 Corinthians 3:5) Our pear tree often produces a bountiful crop. By the beginning of September each year, I collect around fifty large, sweet...

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A Time for Everything

Image by Arek Socha on Pixabay Rather than being out of control, there is a rhythm to life and a season for everything. Although we may be in a time of lament, there is hope yet. “I will restore to you the years that the swarming locust has eaten….” (Joel 2: 25) “2020...

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Directed and Protected

Whilst we may not always be consciously tuned in to God’s voice or actively seeking his direction on our daily movements, he is always tuned in to every moment of our day. “In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” (Proverbs 3:6) A month ago,...

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A God shaped heart ~ God’s Love For You series

The following is the last in a series of short devotionals based on my book, “God’s Love For You.”  Image by Linus Schutz from Pixabay Consider for a moment what (or who) you give your time, money, or your energy to the most. Where does God fit on that list? “My soul...

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Washed Clean ~ God’s Love For You series

The following is one of a series of short devotionals based on my book, "God's Love for You." Image by Manuel Dario Fuentes Hernandez from Pixabay Sometimes it feels as if our mistakes are plastered all over us or displayed for the whole world to see. "I will sprinkle...

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Fully Covered ~ God’s Love For You series

Image by S. Hermann & F. Richter from Pixabay God had our sin covered before we even committed any wrongdoing at all. “Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered…” (Romans 4:7) Sin. It’s an uncomfortable little word isn’t it?...

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Cared For ~ God’s Love For You series

The following is one of a series of short devotionals based on my book, “God’s Love for You.” God has all the time in the world for you, and cares deeply about your wellbeing. “And if God cares so wonderfully for flowers that are here today and thrown into the fire...

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Engraved ~ God’s Love For You series

The following is one of a series of short devotionals based on my book, "God's Love For You" Image by Sookyung An from Pixabay Nothing in all of creation can separate you from God’s love or pluck you from his hand. “See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands;...

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Outnumbered ~ God’s Love For You series

The following is one of a series of short devotionals based on my book, "God's Love For You" God’s thoughts toward you are motivated by love. All seven quintillion, five hundred quadrillion of them! “How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be...

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Forever Loved ~ God’s Love For You series

The following is one of a series of short devotionals based on my book, “God’s Love For You.”  From the moment of your conception, even before your birth, God knew you, named you, saw you and loved you! “Give thanks to the God of heaven. His faithful love endures...

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