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 #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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Ripples #862: One Cloud.

Ripples #862: One Cloud.
Nov 30, 2015
PEBBLE
Don’t let one cloud
obliterate the whole sky.
–Anais Nin, shared by Diane in Lewiston, ME

BOULDER

Disappointment is a friend to transformation, a call to both accuracy and generosity in the assessment of our self and others, a test of sincerity and a catalyst of resilience.…
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