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An Interview with Gerald Oliver Delaney &#...

The Painting award winning book by author Kathleen J. Shields

Good morning folks, today we are sitting down with the painter of an entire world! Gerald Oliver Delaney is the main character in the award winning religious fiction novel, “The Painting”. Gerald, can you tell us a little about yourself? I’m a little shy. I was picked on quite a bit because I was so […]

An interesting story – The Painting Book R...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

It amazes me the people who are drawn to “The Painting” and how it affects them upon reading it. I’ve received some incredible email responses, inspirational stories, memories the book drew up – it’s nice to know the story is doing good for others. Below is a message I received from a lady who read my […]

Discussion Questions for “The Painti...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

Book Clubs Bible Study Youth Groups Personal Growth “The Painting” tends to yank out emotions long ago suppressed by older individuals and incite conversations and deep thoughts long after the cover has been closed. To assist in engaging in discussion whether book clubs, youth groups or even bible studies, the author has put together an […]

The Audio Book of “The Painting̶...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

I am incredibly happy to announce that the audio book of my latest novel “The Painting” is in production and will be available soon! I have found an incredible narrator, Heidi Allred who is doing an amazing job expressing the emotions in telling this symbolically, spirit-lifting story. The following 3 minute clip is from what […]

DEAR Texas Radio Interview Part 5

Interviewed by DEAR TEXAS Radio: Author Kathleen J. Shields tells all! Another short clip from the radio interview from Wimberley Radio 94.1 FM KWVH and their latest show DEAR Texas Radio. In this interview clip Kathleen is asked about her latest novel, The Painting.   Interviewer: The Painting, a spiritual book, what does it really […]

Designed to do Good Deeds

Ephesians 2:10 God has made us what we are, and in our union with Christ Jesus he has created us for a life of good deeds, which he has already prepared for us to do. I have been working on “The Painting 2” and this scripture jumped out at me with the exact message I […]

The Painting – Watch the Trailer

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The Painting is Now Available! The long awaited novel by author Kathleen J. Shields is here! Watch the Book Trailer Video below: BUY NOW:   Amazon   |   Barnes & Noble   |   Kathleen’s Books

Gerald’s speech – An Excerpt f...

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     …He was in shock, Tiffany realized. She knew how he felt about sharing his painting with others. She knew how shy he was. She walked up next to him and took his hand.      He turned to her. Her smile melted the ice that froze him in place, and he remembered why he was […]

Who am I to write this story? – The ...

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

Who am I to write this story? That’s the question I kept asking God for about a month after the idea came to me. During my discovery of the story’s plot, formulation of the characters and outline creation, I felt I couldn’t possibly be the best fit for this project. This story idea came to […]

About The Painting – My Latest Novel

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We start our lives as a blank canvas.   It’s our diverse experiences that add color and definition to our painting. Gerald’s world was often harsh and challenging.  Feelings of loneliness and isolation were normal for him. The people in his life didn’t understand him and as a result, often ignored him, or refused to […]

What if God never painted the humans?

Award Winning Author Kathleen J Shields educational books

That was a question that was posed to me in a dream and it led me on the most amazing journey… My dream was about a boy named Gerald and he was feeling quite lonely (as was I at the time). I awoke after he completed painting an entire world on a blank canvas from […]

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