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 #1266: Keep Moving

Stay afraid, but do it anyway. What’s important is the action. You don’t have to wait to be confident. Just do it and eventually, the confidence will follow.…
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Ripples #1244: Present Presence

Present presence presents presents.
-Darren Hartberg
written and shared by Darren in Madison, WI who translates this quirky quip he recently came up with by explaining that this current (present) moment of being in awareness, or IS-ness (presence) with the universe provides (presents) us with many gifts (presents).
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Ripples #1240: Small Tweaks

Try to make tomorrow a better day than today.
-John Henderson, shared by Bev in St. Paul, MN (who shared this nugget from an interview with the world’s oldest living married couple)


Do you want to change the shape of your life?…
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