FamilyLife Blended® Minute

Two Lips Walk Into a Fight

with Ron Deal | July 16, 2020
Play Pause
  • Show Notes

  • About the Guest

Hey, have you heard this one: Two lips walk into a fight…

Two Lips Walk Into a Fight

With Ron Deal
July 16, 2020
| Download Transcript PDF

Ron: Hey, have you heard this one: Two lips walk into a fight…

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

Ron: Actually, it’s no joke. It’s a Proverb from the Bible. Proverbs 18:6, “A fool’s lips walk into a fight.” Yes, what you say can start an argument. That’s true in a lot of situations. But here’s a mistake parents and stepparents make with teens: when you’re irritated with them and immediately launch into a lecture with the assumption that you know what’s motivating them.

How much better to pause, take a deep breath, and ask a question about what’s going on behind the scenes. Listen first; get the story. And then if it’s appropriate, you can always come back to the lecture. For FamilyLife Blended I’m Ron Deal.

Announcer: To find out more visit

FamilyLife Blended with Ron Deal is a production of FamilyLife. Help for today. Hope for tomorrow.

We are so happy to provide these transcripts to you. However, there is a cost to produce them for our website. If you’ve benefited from the broadcast transcripts, would you consider donating today to help defray the costs?


Copyright © 2020 FamilyLife. All rights reserved.