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“This is what is faith is all about – believing what cannot be explained.” ~ Ursula Hegi, Stones from the River

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“About endings… Unless we do them well, we have to keep repeating them.” ~ Ursula Hegi, Stones from the River

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“Fear is a strange thing. It strips off masks… In some people it brings out the lowest instincts, while others become more compassionate. Both have to do with survival. But the choice is ours.” ~ Ursula Hegi, Stones from the River

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“People buy brightly colored books that brought a different kind of adventure into their bleak homes than the adventures they were living – the gray adventures of war, of poverty, of fear.” ~ Ursula Hegi, Stones from the River

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“Ah, but we can’t do that – compare our pain. It minimizes what happens to us, distorts it. We need to say yes, this is what happened to me, and this is what I’ll do with it.” ~ Ursula Hegi, Stones from the River

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“Once someone had been in your life, you could keep that person there despite the agony of loss, as long as you had faith that you could bring the sum of all your hours together in one shining moment.” ~ Ursula Hegi, Stones from the River


I hope you enjoyed some of the quotes I was able to cull from Ursula Hegi’s masterpiece. If you haven’t read yet what I thought of her work, Stones from the River, you may click here.

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