The below is a poem about addiction, written by Joann Miller. It poses a lot of questions and makes you think about fact vs. fiction. What is reality? You are encouraged to share your thoughts about this poem in the comment section or by visiting our heroin addiction and recovery discussion forum. You can join by clicking here.
What if, as I have been reading, life on earth is really just a classroom?
And what if only the hardiest souls choose to come to earth in the first place because of the turmoil and uncertainty they know they will face?
And what if, before you agreed to be born here, you got to choose what challenges you would face guaranteeing the most dramatic advancement in your learning?
And what if, of the hardiest souls who come here at all, only the bravest choose to face the challenge of addiction?
And what if, having …