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 #991: Soar, Stumble, & Flourish!

Ripples #991: Soar, Stumble, & Flourish!
May 21, 2018
PEBBLE
You are worthwhile and capable even though you make mistakes.
-original source unknown,
shared by Hannah in Asheville, NC, who received this message from her 8th grade science teacher, who may in turn have stumbled upon this mantra when it was shared by Joan Redeen in response to a 2010 blog post about advice you wish your 13-year-old self could hear
http://kellehampton.com/2010/10/to-thine-own-self-be-true.html#comment-226761…
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Ripples #981: Preaching From Scars!

Ripples #981: Preaching From Scars! March 12, 2018
PEBBLE
I only preach from my scars, not my wounds. -Nadia Bolz-Weber, shared by Kelly in Evanston, IL

BOULDER

We are not meant to stay wounded.…
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Ripples #970: Wonderful Gifts!

Ripples #970: Wonderful Gifts!
Dec 25, 2017
PEBBLE
A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect.
-Jonathan Lockwood Huie, shared by Holly in Phoenix, AZ

BOULDER

A great gift has been made to each and every one of us—the privilege of living in the world for a short span of years and the opportunity of doing our part to help the less fortunate; to improve civilization; to advance knowledge, both the scientific knowledge of men and the wisdom which is from above.…
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