Have you had conflicts, arguments, or disagreements in your marriage? If the answer is “no,” I think you may be fooling yourself. Either that or you haven’t lived together very long. Living with another person in any situation is not easy. This is especially true in marriage–the closest of human relationships. Husbands and wives have […]
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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
Last week, I wrote about palm trees and how they withstand storms. And I could not help but think about the fruit that palm trees produce. The house where I grew up had palm trees that produced coconuts. Even though this fruit was difficult to get open, the effort was well worth it. I could not […]
Three very large and destructive hurricanes struck the United States and the Caribbean Islands the last few weeks. Pictures of the destruction left behind were heartbreaking. Buildings and other structures were completely destroyed. People will be recovering from the storms for weeks, months, and—in some cases–even years to come. One of the videos that was […]
“Do everything without grumbling or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation. Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky as you hold firmly to the word of life.” – Philippians 2:14-15 Two articles were brought to my attention this summer. […]
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 […]