FamilyLife Blended® Minute

The Blessing Is Our Job

with Ron Deal | February 6, 2020
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We love our kids. But we don't always like them.
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  • In his book, The Blessing, Dr. John Trent says it's our job to be a blessing to others. Well, how do you give a blessing when you're afraid it will condone a child's misbehavior? Consider the alternative: not sharing how much you value your child is never going to encourage them to make different choices. They have to know they are loved even when you set a boundary or disapprove of their behavior. Especially when you disapprove of their behavior! Love and boundaries are best served together.

We love our kids. But we don’t always like them.