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Enlightened by Jael Brattrud

Updated: Oct 21, 2018

Last Saturday my mom and I got to go to the “Anchored in Love” annual conference where we got to meet a lot of cool people including pro surfer and shark attack survivor Bethany Hamilton. It was amazing to see her in person, but even cooler to see my mom giving the love of God to hundreds of girls around my age. It was a moment I’ll never forget with thousands of eyes glistening and listening to the message she put together. You could see their hearts filled and their spirits fulfilled as they walked throughout their day. The speakers were impactful and when we worshipped, God moved. It was powerful to see all types of people come together when we worshiped. Some people were tall, some were missing limbs but…when we worshipped God, none of that mattered. We were all beautiful. Even though we were different, we all had something in common. That thing was we all loved Jesus. It was inspiring to hear tons of different stories of how God moved in people’s lives. Our theme was the God made us all “radiant.” The definition of “radiant” is giving off light or shining bright. God has placed a light in all of us to shine through the darkness of this world. We also learned about sunflowers and how they follow the light wherever it goes. And that we should be sunflowers and follow the light wherever we go. I’m excited to attend next year and excited to be the light where ever I go.

Jael so proud of her mom