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 #1120: Still Here

Ripples #1120: Still Here.
Nov 9, 2020
As long as you are breathing, there is more right with you than wrong with you, no matter how ill or how despairing you may be feeling in a given moment.…
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Ripples #1116: Water Your Wild

Ripples #1116: Water Your Wild.
Oct 12, 2020
Don’t water down your wild.
-Heidi Osborn, written and shared by Heidi in West Virginia


More often than not, by doing your thing – as opposed to what you think you ought to be doing – you kindle a fire that helps keep the rest of us warm.…
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