Untying the Binds of Loyalty

with Ron Deal | October 26, 2018

Children in blended families really don't like having to choose between family members but they often feel like they have to. I think it's up to the adults to untie the loyalty knots that kids find themselves in. Give your kids permission to enjoy themselves in the other home. A mom might say, "Hey, have a great time at your stepmom's house this weekend." When she says that it really liberates her child's heart. To untie the loyalty knots for kids is to set them free to love.

Children in blended families really don't like having to choose between family members but they often feel like they have to. I think it's up to the adults to untie the loyalty knots that kids find themselves in. Give your kids permission to enjoy themselves in the other home. A mom might say, "Hey, have a great time at your stepmom's house this weekend." When she says that it really liberates her child's heart. To untie the loyalty knots for kids is to set them free to love.

Untying the Binds of Loyalty

With Ron Deal
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October 26, 2018
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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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