'Notice and act': Glenn's deeply personal thoughts on love

Tonight, I was going to take my lovely wife out to Billy Bob's for her birthday. It is really all that she wanted as a gift. Time, dancing with her two left footed husband.

We were getting ready to go in when something came up that forced us to leave.

We met this nice couple at the door who was going in to buy tickets. I stopped them and offered our tickets to them.

He recognized me right away but didn't say anything, just smiled and nodded. I nodded back and smiled.

When he offered to buy the tickets we refused. I told him to pay the tickets forward to someone else and began to walk away. As we did, he apparently told his wife who came running up behind me and said, "I just want to hug you please."

It was so nice. Later on the way home we stopped for some gas, I went in and there was a man and his son. They were from out of town. Again, so kind.

Then I met a man who came across the store and said, "I am from Australia. I have a two hour train ride and I listen to your podcasts. Lately, you are the only thing that gives me hope."

With such joy in his eyes, he shook my hand and looked almost through me and said: "thank you."

I cannot tell you how uplifting it was to hear. Especially tonight.

We may never meet, but I believe the spirit speaks to all of us in our lives.

Because I am a known person, yet most strangers to me, people will say what is on there mind and it more often than not it is something that helps me and on many occasions is an answer to a prayer or plea to my Father in Heaven.

I urge you to act and speak through your "promptings" or "feelings" (however you describe that moment when you know you should act or speak out).

You never know, but that little bit of human connection may be the only positive connection that person has made that day.

You are the answer to someone's prayer right now. Who is on your mind to call, write, reach out.

Maybe you are lying next to them reading this. Maybe they are upstairs all tucked in. Kiss them and tell them: the truth; I love you; I am sorry; I need you; thank you or whatever it is that you should not let pass another second.

Call them tomorrow. Just tell them! "I meant to call and then things spiraled out of control and then time passed and now I feel weird about it." They will understand. They have been there.

It might be a stranger or someone you don't know well that you will see at church. Maybe, like with me tonight, it is just someone standing in line at the gas station.

Perhaps it is someone that lives alone or at work that just really needs to talk to someone that cares. It doesn't have to be deep or take much time. It just has to be real.

If we are going to fix our country and world, we need to fix ourselves first. It will take acts of epic courage in the end.

Let's begin to strengthen that muscle today.

Say the things that are on your heart.

Turn to that person in line at the store and express the feeling that you are being given.

Let's not just notice people, let's really see them and then notice and act on how we "feel" and on what we hear from the spirit.

I am always turned off by us Christians, even in my own church and me included! We all want to get people baptized. I get it. I want to share what I have found as well. It changed my life. But we spend so much time trying to figure out ways to talk to people about Christ.

Why don't we figure out how to just LOVE EACH OTHER? No motive or hidden agenda.

If I could master anything in life it would be this: To truly love people, the first time I meet them. To have such compassion for others that I would want to really listen to them and see what is happening in their life good and bad. To be able to do that without fear! Wow! What a world we would experience.

I doubt I will ever "master" that but I think the first course in Love 101, just might be to notice and act.

I am greatly blessed that so many feel they know me. In many ways we do know each other. Perhaps we do "know each other" more than any other "celebrity" and "fan" group out there. Maybe it is because we share so much in places like Facebook.

Please always remember, to God, everyone is a VIP and our head and hearts are His Facebook. "Share" His comments when you know He just "liked" someone.

Thank you to all those who answered my prayers tonight.

From Dallas,

where the greatest woman I know is laying next to me because long ago she noticed me and then had the courage to to turn around, come back a few steps, shake my hand and say "thanks for all the laughs on the radio,"

Goodnight America.

Tonight, I was going to take my lovely wife out to Billy Bobs for her birthday. It is really all that she wanted as a...

Posted by Glenn Beck on Saturday, September 5, 2015

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