FamilyLife Blended® Minute

Even in Laughter (Proverbs 14:13)

with Ron Deal | February 7, 2024
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Sometimes, joy is mixed with sorrow.

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Even in Laughter (Proverbs 14:13)

With Ron Deal
February 07, 2024
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Ron: Sometimes, joy is mixed with sorrow.

Announcer: For FamilyLife Blended®, here’s Ron Deal.

Ron: Life often puts us in situations where two very different experiences are juxtaposed. We lose something that creates space for something new. Excitement over a new opportunity also brings uncertainty. Proverbs 14 insightfully observes, “Even in laughter the heart may ache.” In blended families, a child may enjoy new siblings or a stepparent and still ache over someone who isn’t there, or a widow may thank God for her second husband, but quietly lament the first.

Is there something wrong with this? No. We can experience many things at the same time. And love those who do the same. For FamilyLife Blended I’m Ron Deal.

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