Glenn remembers his mother with touching Mother's Day message

My mother died when I was 15. We were close. She was slowly killing her self with drugs and alcohol. I didn't figure that out until about two months before she died.

She told my aunt the Sunday before she died that she was going to kill herself. No one believed her. By the end of the week she was dead.

I blamed myself for the things I did and didn't do, so did my sisters, my aunt, grandparents and my father.

None of us were responsible.

Suicide is a powerful lie. One in which you actually believe that what you are about to do is reasonable. People will be better off without you and more importantly - it will stop the pain in whichever form that comes in.

We were a shipwreck of a family for years. It has been just recently that we have all been able to talk about it and and what it has done.

We still have fears of becoming our mother and in a way, I think we all have some hope that we can become the best part of our mother. But the sickness ran deep in the family.

I was lucky. I was young and her favorite. My sisters were far to beautiful, talented, smart and successful to escape her sickness. She took her frustration out on them.

After she died it continued for all of us in other ways.

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Again, I was lucky. I found an amazing woman named Tania that showed me what God can do. That loved me and cared for me and helped me heal.

She is a woman that believed in me when there was nothing to believe in and no reason to think there would be. At least that is how I saw it.

Tania saw past my mothers sickness, and The Lord healed me.

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I am fortunate to have four wonderful children and I am finally becoming the man and father I was born to be. Because of a good woman, the mother of my children and the love of My eternities.

Today I celebrate her, and the woman who raised her my wonderful and dear mother in law, Mary Ann. I also celebrate my daughter Hannah who is new to this mother thing and is already outpacing most.

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I also celebrate my sisters who are far better mothers than they believe, and woman who have grateful and decent children all of whom I love.

But I also celebrate my mother for not only the good memories that seem to grow harder and harder to retrieve, but also for the lessons she taught me in her sickness.

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There is no bad. There are only things we love and experience. It is how we deal with them that makes us stronger or cripples us.

I choose to see the good and learn the lessons. I wish all could learn what my mother taught me. I am a better man because of it. If it weren't for her, I wouldn't have had my first two children and I wouldn't have met Tania who gave me the next two children.

'All that I am ... I am because of my mother.' Abe Lincoln.

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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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We're going to be doing an amazing broadcast on Thursday, July 2nd, and we will be broadcasting a really important moment. It is restoring truth. It is restoring our history. It is asking to you make a covenant with God. The covenant that was made by the Pilgrims. And it's giving you a road map of things that we can do, to be able to come back home, together.

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