It was a matter of months later that a huge cloud of darkness came over my mind and my life when I had returned to my former job as a newspaper reporter. It is much much stronger, and when we begin to talk about the demonic side of schizophrenia, I always refer to the voices which schizophrenics hear.
I just not could handle this satanic darkness, this blanket over my life, and at that time I was admitted to what was called the normal old Victorian Sanatorium. I ask the question, to whom do these voices belong? They are most certainly not the voice of the Holy Spirit, but they are voices from invading spirit forces that impose themselves on a person's life, and they actually overrule them.
Charlotte: James, can you just expand a little bit for us. Can you just expand a little bit for our viewers who don't really understand the spiritual elements of schizophrenia? And so I can just say that it is a conviction of mine that I have because I had these voices trying to actually destroy my life many, many times.
Here’s 14 things not to say to someone with schizophrenia.
You’re so brave/inspirational Being ill doesn’t really make me either, you patronising buffoon! This is like soooo schizophrenic Using my diagnosis as a verb just trivialises a disabling, life-long illness.
So there was no one in our family who would take care of them both, so my auntie and my mum were separated.
Auntie got the better of the bargain because she went to live with an aunt and uncle who had lost their only child, and for them she became a lovely replacement.