To Be Marked “To love is to be marked. To love is to change, to acquire the words of a story, and that is the only celebration we mortals really know. In perfect stillness, frankly, I’ve only found sorrow.” — Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible Share this:ShareFacebookEmailTwitterTumblrLike this:Like Loading... Related 8 thoughts on “To Be Marked” Add yours I am all for love! But I have to say that perfect stillness is the only place I feel truly happy, personally. :) Reply Stillness good – though I read her quote to mean stagnant, not good. Thoughts? In that case I think stillness is just the wrong word, because true stillness is always a beautiful thing. :) Ahhhh. Yes. WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Reply Wonderful quote! Fabulous book! Jen, I agree. Stillness aka stagnant, not good. Sad. Reply So true! Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.