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 #1244: Present Presence

Present presence presents presents.
-Darren Hartberg
written and shared by Darren in Madison, WI who translates this quirky quip he recently came up with by explaining that this current (present) moment of being in awareness, or IS-ness (presence) with the universe provides (presents) us with many gifts (presents).
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Ripples #1228: Old Friends

The best mirror is an old friend.
-George Herbert, shared by Michelle in Springfield, IL


I argue that the most powerful thing you can do to add healthy years is to curate your immediate social network.…
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