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?

The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

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Acclaimed environmentalist and author of "Apocalypse Never" Michael Shellenberger joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to warn us about the true goals and effects of climate alarmism: It's become a "secular religion" that lowers standards of living in developed countries, holds developing countries back, and has environmental progress "exactly wrong."

Michael is a Time "Hero of the Environment," Green Book Award winner, and the founder and president of Environmental Progress. He has been called a "environmental guru," "climate guru," "North America's leading public intellectual on clean energy," and "high priest" of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed more than 5 million times. But when Michael penned a stunning article in Forbes saying, "On Behalf of Environmentalists, I Apologize for the Climate Scare", the article was pulled just a few hours later. (Read more here.)

On the show, Micheal talked about how environmental alarmism has overtaken scientific fact, leading to a number of unfortunate consequences. He said one of the problems is that rich nations are blocking poor nations from being able to industrialize. Instead, they are seeking to make poverty sustainable, rather than to make poverty history.

"As a cultural anthropologist, I've been traveling to poorer countries and interviewing small farmers for over 30 years. And, obviously there are a lot of causes why countries are poor, but there's no reason we should be helping them to stay poor," Michael said. "A few years ago, there was a movement to make poverty history ... [but] it got taken over by the climate alarmist movement, which has been focused on depriving poor countries, not just of fossil fuels they need to develop, but also the large hydroelectric dams."

He offered the example of the Congo, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Congo has been denied the resources needed to build large hydroelectric dams, which are absolutely essential to pull people out of poverty. And one of the main groups preventing poor countries from the gaining financing they need to to build dams is based in Berkeley, California — a city that gets its electricity from hydroelectric dams.

"It's just unconscionable ... there are major groups, including the Sierra Club, that support efforts to deprive poor countries of energy. And, honestly, they've taken over the World Bank [which] used to fund the basics of development: roads, electricity, sewage systems, flood control, dams," Micheal said.

"Environmentalism, apocalyptic environmentalism in particular, has become the dominant religion of supposedly secular people in the West. So, you know, it's people at the United Nations. It's people that are in very powerful positions who are trying to impose 'nature's order' on societies," he continued. "And, of course, the problem is that nobody can figure out what nature is, and what it's not. That's not a particular good basis for organizing your economy."

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Dr. Voddie Baucham, Dean of Theology at African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia, joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to explain why he agrees with Vice President Mike Pence's refusal to say the phrase "Black Lives Matter."

Baucham, who recently drew national attention when his sermon titled "Ethnic Gnosticism" resurfaced online, said the phrase has been trademarked by a dangerous, violent, Marxist movement that doesn't care about black lives except to use them as political pawns.

"We have to separate this movement from the issues," Baucham warned. "I know that [Black Lives Matter] is a phrase that is part of an organization. It is a trademark phrase. And it's a phrase designed to use black people.

"That phrase dehumanizes black people, because it makes them pawns in a game that has nothing whatsoever to do with black people and their dignity. And has everything to do with a divisive agenda that is bigger than black people. That's why I'm not going to use that phrase, because I love black people. I love being black."

Baucham warned that Black Lives Matter -- a radical Marxist movement -- is using black people and communities to push a dangerous and divisive narrative. He encouraged Americans to educate themselves on the organization's agenda and belief statement.

"This movement is dangerous. This movement is vicious. And this movement uses black people," he emphasized. "And so if I'm really concerned about issues in the black community -- and I am -- then I have to refuse, and I have to repudiate that organization. Because they stand against that for which I am advocating."

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