What is The Ripple Effect? Every thought and every action have a reaction that is spelled out in the universe. On the Ripple Effect show, Melissa features everyday people that are changing the lives of other people. Just as a single drop of water sends out ripples out into a pond the actions of every individual are felt in the universe. What ripples are your sending? In this episode, Melissa talks to author of Tears of Hope, Amy Kordashian.