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 #907: The Fling Itself!

Ripples #907: The Fling Itself.
Oct 10, 2016
PEBBLE
It’s not the thing you fling, it’s the fling itself.
-Chris Stevens (Northern Exposure), shared by Melissa in Westfield, IN

BOULDER

You pick up bits and pieces of treasure and trash, pain and pleasure, passions and disappointments, and you start throwing them in your bag: your bag of experience.…
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Ripples #906: Heart Pieces.

Ripples #906: Heart Pieces.
Oct 3, 2016
PEBBLE
If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces.
-Shane Koyczan, shared by Leslie in Madison, WI

BOULDER

Let your heart break daily.…
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Ripples #868: Imperfectionism.

Ripples #868: Imperfectionism.
Jan 11, 2016
PEBBLE
Imperfections are not inadequacies;
they are reminders that we’re all in this together.
-Brené Brown, shared by Steve in Waco, TX

BOULDER

At the heart of each of us, whatever our imperfections, there exists a silent pulse of perfect rhythm which is absolutely individual and unique, and yet which connects us to everything else.…
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