Accepting Unwanted Family Members

with Ron Deal | February 5, 2019

How do you accept new members of your stepfamily that you didn't ask for? It does happen. A parent marries and their children have to deal with it. Clearly there are aspects you're not going to like. But protesting by boycotting, or being spiteful, or using the kids as pawns just makes things worse. So, try to accept the reality of the situation without giving approval to every choice being made by others. Let your influence and love bring some light to the situation.

How do you accept new members of your stepfamily that you didn't ask for? It does happen. A parent marries and their children have to deal with it. Clearly there are aspects you're not going to like. But protesting by boycotting, or being spiteful, or using the kids as pawns just makes things worse. So, try to accept the reality of the situation without giving approval to every choice being made by others. Let your influence and love bring some light to the situation.

Accepting Unwanted Family Members

With Ron Deal
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February 05, 2019
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In this 60 second short feature, Ron Deal delivers a daily word of encouragement for those in stepfamilies and those who know them—which is a whole lot of us today. A relevant, real-world outlook with a biblical perspective.

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