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 #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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Ripples #1119: Calm Within Chaos

Ripples #1119: Calm Within Chaos
Nov 2, 2020
PEBBLE
Tomorrow can still be glorious even in the midst of uncertainty.
-Stephanie Chinnart, shared by Heather in Fort Atkinson, WI

BOULDER

Sticking with that uncertainty, getting the knack of relaxing in the midst of chaos, learning not to panic — this is the spiritual path.…
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Ripples #1104: Letting Nature Speak

Ripples #1104: Letting Nature Speak
July 20, 2020
PEBBLE
There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story.…
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