Part of an occasional series about phrases that this therapist finds himself repeating, often.

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Part of an occasional series about phrases that this therapist finds himself repeating, often.

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While there is the temptation to argue or rationalize about the mathematical probability of “x” event happening … that is not a generally accepted or therapeutically useful approach.


Oppositional behavior in children AND adults

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I don’t want anyone else to have to go through testing and waiting and worrying, especially if me wearing a mask can help.


…but when should we stop and listen?

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if there ever was one…

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And as our anxious minds are apt to do, we begin to worry about what could happen next . . .


on destroying idols and having hard conversations with God and each other

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It started with a grammatical error.


on “opinions”, testing the truth, and maintaining relationships (even when it is hard)

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But that part, about being “right”, is where I got stuck recently.


listening to Howard Thurman, watching Watchmen, and sharing with each other during a pandemic

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letting go of the past, stepping wisely into this pandemic future

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Jason B. Hobbs LCSW, M.Div

clinical social worker, spiritual director, author, husband, father, son, runner in Georgia, co-author of When Anxiety Strikes from Kregel Publications.

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