Human Parts
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Human Parts

Lived Through This

Losing My Son Helped Me Learn to Surrender

Moments when ‘everything’s going to be ok’ isn’t true

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Everything is going to be okay.

We whisper it to our children when they skin their knees or have a fight with a friend. We proclaim it to those who have lost their job, their partner, their health. We post it on…

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Erin Benson

Erin Benson

Teacher. Student. Advocate. Personal essays about grief, loss, mindfulness, mental health, and the complexities of being human.