Your Stories: "I am ex military, an ex atheist and ex alcoholic. I have been redeemed by the grace of God."

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"I am ex military, an ex atheist and ex alcoholic. I have been redeemed by the grace of God. After 10 years of service, the military had to down size and I was on that list. I was released from the service in 2013 after a long list of off duty troubles and a final charge of religious discrimination. I was an atheist and I wouldn't back down. I never saw or heard God. I would persecute and mock the ones that did.

A friend of a friend had a dream. The Lord had given her the dream as a prompt to ask me to come to church. She had been afraid to ask me. She was aware of how I reacted to others about questions like that. She was obedient and asked anyways, I ended up agreeing to go! Not long after worship time I was in tears and had no clue what had come over me. After 10 minutes of leaky face I felt the most warm and comfortable, peaceful feeling I had ever felt. That night...at 28 years old...I suppose I said my first prayer or at least asked a question. I said, 'God...if you're real. I want to know because I'm tired of being lost and not knowing what to do.' BOOM. Right then, that presence was back. I could hear God. I was beside myself. Shortly after I asked Him into my life and nothing has been the same since.

The woman in the picture is now my wife. Thank God for her and her obedience. God sent her for sure. When I see these pictures wearing the shirts we made, it reminds me that I once was a young teen with a dream of someone like her. We want to LIVE KINGDOM every day. We want to be involved with inner healing, teens and the Natives, our kids are half Navajo and we want to give back to those people who treated me like their own. To point people to Christ. Anyone. Young. Old. Broken. Win some souls and be involved by serving others. God Bless and thanks for your time."

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The American Journey Experience is the new home of the car Orson Welles gave to Rita Hayworth. Orson Welles gave this car to his future wife Rita Hayworth for her 24th birthday.

George Orson Welles was an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter who is remembered for his innovative and influential work in film, radio and theatre. He is considered to be among the greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time and his work has had a great impact on American culture.

Every year as Thanksgiving approaches, the fear of politics being brought up at the dinner table is shared by millions around the country. But comedian Jamie Kilstein has a guide for what you should do to avoid the awkward political turmoil so you can enjoy stuffing your face full of turkey.

Kilstein joined "The Glenn Beck Program" to dissect exactly how you can handle those awkward, news-related discussions around the table on Thanksgiving and provided his 3-step guide to help you survive the holidays with your favorite, liberal relatives: Find common ground, don’t take obvious bait, and remember that winning an argument at the cost of a family member won’t fix the issue you’re arguing about.

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On Friday, Mercury One hosted the 2022 ProFamily Legislators Conference at The American Journey Experience. Glenn Beck shared this wisdom with legislators from all across our nation. We must be on God’s side.

Winston Marshall assumed that he would be playing banjo with Mumford & Sons well into his 60s, but one tweet — simply recommending Andy Ngo's book — was all it took for the woke mob to attack. At first, Winston apologized, saying he "was certainly open to not understanding the full picture." But after doing some research, not to mention a whole lot of soul-searching, his conscience "really started to bother" him.

On the latest episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast," Winston opened up about the entire scandal, what he discovered in the wake of his cancellation, and why he's decided to put truth over career.

"I looked deeper and deeper into the topic, and I realized I hadn't been wrong [when] I'd called the author brave," Winston said of Ngo. "Not only was he brave, he'd been attacked by Antifa mobs in Oregon, and he was then attacked again ... he's unquestionably brave. And so my conscience really started to bother me ... I felt like I was in some way excusing the behavior of Antifa by apologizing for criticizing it. Which then made me feel, well, then I'm as bad as the problem because I'm sort of agreeing that it doesn't exist," he added.

"Another point, by the way, that I found it very frustrating, was that that left-wing media in this country and in my country don't even talk about [Antifa]. We can all see this footage. We see it online," Winston continued. "But they don't talk about it, and that's part of my, I think, interest initially in tweeting about Andy's book. Because I think people need to see what's going on, and it's a blind spot there. ... CNN and MSNBC, they don't cover it. Biden in his presidential election said it was just 'an idea' that didn't exist. I mean, did he not see the courthouse in Oregon being burnt down?"

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