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 #1181: Vicarious Joy

Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow.
-Helen Keller, shared by Holly in Phoenix, AZ


Most of life is a positive-sum game in which we can all be better off if we play nicely together.…
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