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 #1161: Befriending Thoughts

PEBBLE
You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.
-Dan Millman, shared by Deb in Phoenix, AZ

BOULDER

You don’t suffer because you have thoughts.…
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Ripples #1086: What’s Happening?

Ripples #1086: What’s Happening?
March 16, 2020
PEBBLE
Life isn’t only happening to us, we are happening to life.
-Toko-pa Turner, shared by Leslie in Madison, WI

BOULDER

A big event can make it feel like the world is falling apart, but there are millions of tiny acts of kindness still holding it together.…
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Ripples #1085: Liminal Space

Ripples #1085: Liminal Space
March 9, 2020
PEBBLE
Honor the space between no longer and not yet.
-Nancy Levin, shared by Jodi in Mason, OH

BOULDER

It is when we are betwixt and between, having left one room or stage of life but not yet entered the next: any hiatus between the stages of life, stages of faith, jobs, loves, or relationships.…
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