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 #1218: Gorgeous Change

Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous in the end.
-Robin Sharma, shared by Kaitlin in Littleton, CO


No one wants a bumpy flight, but life is turbulence.…
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Ripples #1191: Possibilities of Spring

When we sow a seed, we plant a narrative of future possibility.
-Sue Stuart-Smith, shared by Holly in Phoenix, AZ


When we start counting flowers,
we cease counting weeds;
When we start counting blessings,
we cease counting needs;
When we start counting laughter,
we cease counting tears;
When we count happy memories;
we cease counting years.…
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