Author Archives: Ed Stembridge

Simple Things

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“It is the simple things of life that make living worth while, the sweet fundamental things such as love and duty, work and rest and living close to nature. There are no hothouse blossoms that can compare in beauty and fragrance with my bouquet of wild flowers.” “Across the years, the old home and its love called to me and… Read more »

Monday, August 3rd, 1914, England

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“The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our life-time.” ~Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary in 1914, at the outbreak of World War I.

On the Price of Corn and the Management of the Poor

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“I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion about the means.  I think the best way of doing good to the poor is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it.  In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries that the more public provisions were… Read more »

Ephesians 6:2-3

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“One day you will get to an age that you will wonder what your parents were really like and how they thought and you will want to really understand why they did what they did and how their experiences taught them to view the world in the way that it did. You would like to talk things over as you… Read more »