Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?

CaptureMy Featured Blogger this week is Carolanne of Coffee With Carolanne. I don’t know much about Carolanne, except that she’s a thinker/skeptic/believer and former atheist like me. She’s British, a mother of three, and a lover of both science and God, who continually explores the depths therein. Read on and you’ll see!

Coffee with Carolanne

Dedicated to my best mate. I promised to be quiet, not absent. I cannot get there but I never left you.

Sat by a riverbank, soaking in the sunshine, in June 2017 I posed a question it took me another 18 months to answer: IF God were real, what would it look like?

It triggered a process that lead me into faith one researched step at a time. I didn’t grow up in faith, my best friend had pushed open a door for me to want to seek God. Slowly and painfully I began to claw fingernail holds into what others seemed to skim over with blithe assurance. When I finally stood on the first ledge and admired the view, I realised I had gone around faith backwards to most.

Friends who grew up with a Christian faith take for granted their closeness to Jesus Christ. As a child he’s…

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10 Responses to Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up?

  1. An interesting read!

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  2. pastorpete51 says:

    Thanks for re-posting. She is certainly not a quick easy read but quite unique and challenging. Have a great rest of your week my friend.

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  3. I usually loathe longer posts, but Carolanne writes so well I couldn’t stop scrolling! Thanks for sharing, Mitch. Blessings !

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  4. Thank you for re-blogging her post, Mitch. Her story is so well-written and deeply moving.

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  5. Lisa Beth says:

    Beautifully written, thank you for sharing Carolanne’s journey of faith.

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  6. Thanks for the great new connection Mitch! I appreciate all you do to build the community. 🙂

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  7. chapter18 says:

    It’s a wonderful read! Thanks for sharing Mitch.

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