It’s Not Personal

with Ron Deal | January 31, 2019

A young woman whose mom had remarried told me, "I really love my stepdad now but early on I was completely against him. Please understand it wasn't him but rather the idea of him I had to get used to." When the ingredients of a blended family are thrown together, the adults need to remember that what feels like resistance or rejection of the stepparent is sometimes just adjustment to more change. It's not always personal. So be longsuffering and have lots of grace for one another.

A young woman whose mom had remarried told me, "I really love my stepdad now but early on I was completely against him. Please understand it wasn't him but rather the idea of him I had to get used to." When the ingredients of a blended family are thrown together, the adults need to remember that what feels like resistance or rejection of the stepparent is sometimes just adjustment to more change. It's not always personal. So be longsuffering and have lots of grace for one another.

It’s Not Personal

With Ron Deal
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January 31, 2019
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FamilyLife Blended® Minute

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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