Sunday, February 12, 2012

Eyes Like Landscapes

Schizophrenia is the best thing that ever happened to me, he said. I know a lot of people with the diagnosis don’t feel that way, but the experience changed me, for the better. I was so arrogant, so narcissistic, so self-involved, and it humbled me. It gave me a purpose, and that purpose has been very much a part of my recovery.

One day he saw a homeless man in the Athens bus station with eyes "like landscapes that went back into the man's head infinitely far, stretching on for eternity." God’s eyes; who else?

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