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 #1212: First Steps

PEBBLE
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving–to reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it–but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.…
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Ripples #1191: Possibilities of Spring

PEBBLE
When we sow a seed, we plant a narrative of future possibility.
-Sue Stuart-Smith, shared by Holly in Phoenix, AZ

BOULDER

When we start counting flowers,
we cease counting weeds;
When we start counting blessings,
we cease counting needs;
When we start counting laughter,
we cease counting tears;
When we count happy memories;
we cease counting years.…
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Ripples #1170: Kindheartedness

Ripples #1170: Kindheartedness
Oct 25, 2021
PEBBLE
When you find yourself in need of spiritual nourishment, it is in the opportunities to serve others that you will find the abundance you seek.…
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