Thank You, Lord, for Second Chances

I have the greatest wife and family ever.

Family is not something I ever wanted. My family was broken and I didn't see the value.

How wrong I was.

Mary, my eldest, was admitted this morning during the radio show into the hospital. I got the call minutes before air time. At first, we didn't know what was happening. Her sister took her to the hospital ER to be checked out. Tania left work and I put my staff on standby that I may be leaving as well.

Just as the show was ending, I got word that she was stable but they didn't know what was wrong with her, it could be many things and worse case, she may have had another stroke.

My heart sank and I rushed to the hospital. We waited for results all day, she was in and out. At times perfectly normal, at other times confused, headache, double vision and slurred speech.

By six pm, the results were in, she hadn't had any strokes, her blood tests were all checking out and the doctors really had no idea.

Good news and frustrating.

Thank God for American medicine. I have hope that they will find it.

Tomorrow will be a good day. As I gave her a father's blessing I was filled with the knowledge that she will be fine and this too shall pass.

Tania has been so busy and so tired, but as I took the kids home to eat and finish their homework Tania remained to sit with Mary, care for her, love her and rub her feet.

I thought of my step mother. It wouldn't have been the same when I was a child.

It hurts to say it out loud, but it wouldn't have.

I watched Tania today and thought of my childhood. It broke my heart for the missed opportunities and at the same time it gave me joy to think about my children's future.

It is hard to be a step-parent for some I think. It isn't hard for Tania. When times get tough, she is a mom.

As I watched her with the two younger kids walk down the hall of the hospital arm in arm late this afternoon, my heart was filled with joy.

A big family that really loves one another is all she has ever wanted. She has created it and all of us reap the blessings.

There is nothing better than children. They are the best of life and give us meaning and purpose.

But to have your children at your side without an amazing spouse in the middle of it all was all I have ever known, even in childhood. It isn't the same. Because it was all that I had known, I hadn't wanted a family.

A strong marriage to a great man or woman who truly is your partner, has the family as their center and, frankly, is a better person than you are makes life worth living and the eternities worth looking forward to.

I love you Mary, Hannah, Tim, Raphe and Cheyenne. You are great siblings.

Tania you are the best any man and child could hope for and Lorelai and (soon) baby Coen, you are blessed to be around so much love.

May it be all that you remember your family for.

I am a blessed man. Thank you, Lord, for second chances.

It should come as no surprise that a newsworthy story receives more media coverage when released on a Monday than a Friday. The reason is in part due to a large number of news-consuming Americans checking out for the week to focus on their weekend plans rather than the news.

On Monday's radio program, Glenn Beck shared information that President Joe Biden decided to release on Friday — when fewer people would notice — regarding the Climate Finance report. This report is marketed to Americans as "A Roadmap To Build a Climate-Resilient Economy." But Glenn believes the report to be Biden's Great Reset warning shot to banks.

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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

For O'Reilly, the biggest story this week centered around someone mysteriously missing from mainstream media news reports today: Mark Zuckerberg. Specifically, O'Reilly said it's the 'scandalous' way the Facebook CEO spent nearly $420 million to influence the 2020 election — and did so successfully.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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