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 #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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Ripples #1137: Presence

PEBBLE
Stress x Resistance = Suffering
Stress x Presence = Growth, Evolution
-Tara Brach, shared by Cindy in California

BOULDER

By becoming settled and comfortable in the seat of the observer through the day, you establish Presence in your life.…
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Ripples #1136: Flubbidy, Flubbidy

PEBBLE
The presence of anxiety is unavoidable…the prison of anxiety is optional.
-Max Lucado, shared by John in Memphis, TN

BOULDER

Please keep in mind that whatever you’re going through, this challenging time in your life is merely IN your life.…
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Ripples #1123: Free Your Focus

Ripples #1123: Free Your Focus
Nov 30, 2020
PEBBLE
Don’t water your weeds.
-Harvey Mackay, shared by Carol in Bloomington, IN

BOULDER

What you focus on grows, what you think about expands, and what you dwell upon determines your destiny.…
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