I just celebrated my sixty-first birthday. Key moments in our lives often lead us to stop and think. Birthdays can be one of those times. Statistics tell me that a healthy man will live on average to be 76.71 years old. Because I live in Texas, I can only expect to live until I am […]
Welcome to Simply One.
Is your marriage everything you would like it to be? More importantly, is it everything God designed it to be?
Our desire is to offer encouragement and hope through the truths of God's Word to strengthen your marriage and help you grow closer to your spouse, closer to God, and closer to the likeness of Christ.
Thanks for visiting. And may the Lord bless you and your marriage.
David and Sabra Penley
Anger can come on fast and quickly take hold. What we do with it can make or break a relationship–especially our marriage. “Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.” – James 1:19-20 I received a long letter […]
This week we conclude the series about distractions and how they affect our marriages. We want to talk about one more distraction that was high on the list of those shared with us on Facebook. And it has to do with caring for those we love, especially when it involves sudden or chronic health issues. […]
“To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example that you should follow in his steps.” – 1 Peter 2:21 Over the last few weeks we’ve looked at how distractions affect our marriages. And as we’ve seen, the impact can be quite negative. We’ve talked a lot about our use […]
As we’ve previously discussed in this Couple’s Bible Study series, distractions can be disastrous to our lives and marriages…and to our relationship with God. We’ve specifically mentioned technology, because it is so much a part of our everyday lives. And we noted that the real problem is not the technology itself, but our unwillingness to […]