Ripples
Every Monday since 1999, Paul has been sending out Ripples, an email containing two upbeat quotes submitted by readers (Pebble, Boulder) and something to think about for the week (Ponder). Enjoy recent issues below, and farther down you can use the keyword cloud or search bar to dive into our archive of over 1,100 issues. Have a quote that might make a good Pebble or Boulder? Submit it here!

Ripples #1208: Finding Yourself

PEBBLE
True solace is finding none, which is to say, it is everywhere.
-Gretel Ehrlich, shared by Kelsey in Michigan BOULDER
I don’t know if you ever really, fully find yourself in life.…
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Ripples #1207: W.A.I.T. to Listen

Ripples #1207: W.A.I.T. to Listen
July 11, 2022
PEBBLE
Listen, or your tongue will keep you deaf.
-Cree Nation Proverb, shared by Daniel in Milwaukee (who heard this wisdom during a meditation class offered by Rooted in Mindfulness)

BOULDER

We think we listen, but very rarely do we listen with real understanding, true empathy.…
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Ripples #1206: Let Freedom Ring!

PEBBLE
Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.
-Toni Morrison, shared by Sara in Madison, WI

BOULDER

Nothing is more wonderful than the art of being free, but nothing is harder to learn how to use than freedom.…
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