My experiences as a member of The Word Guild

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I have been a member of The Word Guild for about two years. I have grown both as a writer and a man of God through being in this beautiful fratenity of faith. In their ReVision critique group I have been given valuable constructive criticism that has made me a much better writer. I have been told by many members what they like about my writing. Many members have said that I should write a book about the time I was abused as a child and into my adulthood by my schizophrenic father. One  member shared that books like this written by a male who was abused are rare. Many men don’t want to say anything about their abuse because of the prevalent stereotype that males need to be strong.

The greatest blessing of being a member of The Word Guild is that so many prayers are lifted up for you through other members and the prayer team. Whatever is going on in your life they are there with their love and support.

Unlike many writing groups The Word Guild accepts members from all around the world.

I am working with Steve Fortosis on the writing of my life story. He is one of my connections on Linkedin. Do you need an editor for your book, story, magazine article or document? I highly recommend Steve to you. He gave me a step by step guide on writing a 30 page chronology of life events, which will form the outline for my life story. It is a powerful testimony of how one can overcome abuse, illness and poverty to be a healer of wounded lives.

Is God calling you to be a writer? Do you feel that your writing is too awful that it would never be published? Do you need a group of people who will encourage and guide you? Prayerfully consider becoming a member of The Word Guild. You can become a member even if you haven’t been published.

Take a leap of faith as I did. Who knows? You too may become a published author sharing writing that causes positive change in people’s lives, makes them laugh or uplifts their spirits.

Have a joy-filled summer!

Here is the link for the web site for The Word Guild.

Kevin Osborne, B.A.,M.A. in Clinical Christian Counseling St. James the Elder Theological Seminary, BTh. Canada Christian College & Graduate School,  postgraduate student Applied Theology with a major in Clinical Christian Counseling St. James the Elder Theological Seminary, D.D., D Sc., Diplomate in Traumatology American Board of Traumatology Examiners, St. James the Elder Theological Seminary, Diplomate in Creative Ministry St. James the Elder Theological Seminary, is a certified Christian counselor. He is a member of The Word Guild, a Christian writer’s group.

About Dr. Kevin Osborne B.A., B.Th., M.A., M.Div., Psy.D., D.Sc., D.D.

I enjoy spending time with people just having a coffee or talking about life, philosophy, religion, politics or sharing a favorite joke or story. We learn from one another as we interact and share our joys, challenges and even our times of sadness. I enjoy reading, writing, singing and sharing in the blessing of community whether that is one on one or in groups. I'm married and am powned by two kitties named Sir William of Lounge a.k.a. Sir Lounge a Lot and Princess Catherine of Chaos a.k.a. Her Royal Highness Catherine of Englehart. Two years ago I completed my Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) through St. James the Elder University. On Sept. 26th 2020, I graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Canadian Christian Theological Seminary. These journeys were started over 20 years ago. In 1997 I received a Bachelor of Theology degree from Canada Christian College & Graduate School. Between working and studying it took 13 years to finish it. Let us pray for and reach out to each other with kindness, love and an embracing compassion. We can working together be servants with two open hands to those in need so that hate, indifference and inequality would lose and love will win. The peace and abounding joy of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

Posted on July 26, 2015, in On Life's Purpose and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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