Glenn's powerful letter to his daughter Hannah

Back in 2010, Glenn was asked to give the commencement address to Liberty University. Looking to his journal for inspiration, he found a letter he wrote his daughter Hannah on her first day of college.

My daughter just started her first year in college and as I was flying here today, I didn’t feel like I had anything to share with you that you hadn’t already learned here. I took out my journal and looked up the things that I wrote to my daughter as she was sitting there listening to one of her professors on her first day as a Freshman.These are the things that I wrote to tell my daughter:

You are never alone and there is never trouble that is beyond help. Your father loves you and your Heavenly Father loves you.

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow may never come, but as long as we have today, it’s never too late.

Question with boldness. Read what they tell you not to. Challenge everything. The educated of this time are growing arrogant, and arrogance leads to darkness.

Sunlight is the best disinfectant. However, sanitizer is a must, especially in New York City. In New York City, honey, it’s best both times just not to touch.

Look for the exits. They may save your life.

Respect others. Know that they are most likely afraid, just like you. In fact, I found more arrogant and forceful they become, the more afraid they are.

The worst thing in life you can do is dishonor yourself or your family and then go living a life without setting it right.

Marry for love, marry for laughs, but most importantly, as my wife Tania taught me, marry with God. For without God, life’s storms are too strong to withstand.

Wealth and fame are an illusion. We’ve been rich, we’ve been poor. We’ve been happy both times. The only times I’ve truly been miserable is when I was lying to myself or to others.

Alcohol and drugs make life easier for a very short time and then they destroy. There is no experience that is bad. Experience just is. It’s what you do with that experience, how you’ll use it. Will it shape your life for the better and help you become a stronger person? Or will you allow those experiences to smother and destroy you? Call 911 first and then call your dad.

Always have a picture on your desk of someone you admire.

Don’t let life wash over you wave after wave. You’re not a rock. Learn from the waves. Learn from the currents. Choose to sail.

"I am that I am" is the most powerful phrase in any language, as it is the name of God. Never use it in vain. Use it to create who you want to be. I am, blank. But know if you don’t fill that blank in, someone else will. You can ignore it, but if you do, it will be filled in by others or just life. There will always be many that will try to fill that blank in but only you can fill it in and be happy.

The Lord lives and He is personal. He loves you, and he’s always there to help. But we have to train ourselves to hear it. We have to use our faith and exercise it like a muscle. The more we use faith, the louder he becomes. Serve Him in all things. Stand where He asks you to stand. Stand, for you do have a purpose. Your job is just to remember who you are, remember what you agreed upon. We’re meant to be happy. But remember, no pain, no gain. Life is hard and then it gets harder. And then you die. But every single second of life is worth it.

Always say what you mean and mean what you say. Turn the other cheek and always forgive. But don’t forget so much that you put yourself in the same situation.

Question authority, including everything that I’ve just told you. Make these things true because you know them to be true.

You have everything you need. You have everything you need to be happy. May you figure that out before I did.

People are good. They want to do the right thing. Give them the opportunity.

Shadows are darkest at noon, and it always gets colder before sunrise.

It’s never wrong to do the right thing.

Learn to love others that you don’t know or really don’t like.

Read the scriptures every day. They are alive, and He speaks to you through them.

There are no coincidences in life.

Learn, laugh, love. Sleep hard and sleep less. Pray on your knees. To whom much is given, much is required. You’ve been given the world and beyond.

Only date those who love you as much as I do. Only date those who will treat you as I have tried.

Never want anything too much. You’ll always end up paying too high of a price one way or another.

If you must shoot, shoot to kill.

Labels are meaningless.

Someone you meet today is afraid or suffering. Find them. Comfort them.

Never let the sun go down without saying you’re sorry for your wrongs.

Your dad misses you. Call him. Call him now. What? Why haven’t you called him yet?

Life goes by far too fast. Keep a journal. Write what you think; write what you question; write what you know.

There is order in all things. Stay in that order. Stay in the flow.

You will find very few real friends in life. Cherish them. Things will change and you’ll fall in and out of each other’s lives, but when you do come back, it will be as if you never left.

The hardest thing to do is to admit failure, to admit weakness. Only the very strong do. The weak never ask for help.

Fasting is prayer. Fasting without prayer is a diet.

And why? Why haven’t you called your father yet?

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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