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 #1150: The Wisdom of We

PEBBLE
Wisdom is like a baobab tree: no one person can embrace it, but together a tribe can. –African Proverb (Benin, Ghana and Togo), shared by Mary in Wichita, KS

BOULDER

Wisdom comes from metabolizing what we learn from others and from experience to a point where it can be shared.…
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Ripples #1145: Defining Labels

PEBBLE
There are many labels that accurately describe me; none alone are sufficient to define me.
-Gwen Pace, written and shared by Gwen in Cincinnati, OH

BOULDER

We are all human beings first.…
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