This book may help you open your eyes to a talent you want to develop. Or maybe you have already discovered your talents. You will find the motivation to enhance the talents you already have. This book will do this and so much more! It will answer the question, “Why is having a talent especially meaningful?” …
…I’ll tell you more about poetry, piano and some of my other abilities. Talents are one way of finding success. Maybe a talent isn’t as difficult as you think!
Thanks to writers, poets, artists and editors who have generously contributed support to this book.
Treasure Your Talents – Introduction
She giggles while sweetly playing on the clarinet in her grade 8 music class. He gallantly plays the trumpet in the grade 10 band. Another young adult plays the soothing flute by herself when she thinks no-one is listening. (People quietly appreciate hearing these talents.)
Then there is also the courageous cello player who patiently waits until his time to contribute. This symphony music sounds as if it is the beautiful blue sky meeting the vast grasses across the land. The cello player adds a depth of musical sound to the Georgian Bay Symphony.
Does playing for the symphony or completing a different goal seem out of reach for you? Maybe it isn’t! Read further. You can believe in your talents.
This book may help you open your eyes to a talent you want to develop. Or maybe you have already discovered your talents. You will find motivation to enhance the talents you already have. This book will do this and so much more! It will answer the question, “Why is having a talent especially meaningful?” Some of you already know much of this and my writing will serve as a reminder. I hope you are a little curious and interested to know more.
Also, when looking at your mental health you may feel inspired to explore your gifts. The book will be interspersed with quotes from people in the community who have exceptional talents. I’ll tell you more about poetry, piano and some of my other abilities. Talents are one way of finding success. Maybe a talent isn’t as difficult as you think!
Featured quotes from the book!
Wendy Woodhouse is a facilitator of quality opportunities for people interested in making their lives more meaningful. She is very nice and friendly and she writes, “To be creative is to play, it is a natural way of being. It is lived from the heart, so find your passion. It is part of your journey, a process that is filled with wonder and joy.
I met Gavan Menzies when he gave an excellent performance of some of his poetry at a local coffee house. Gavan spreads joy and sometimes appreciates sadness. He writes, “I find it hard myself to get inspired when I’m not doing enough in my daily routine. When attending something in the community, especially something that involves the arts I get my creative juices running. It also helps me make connections that could lead to something positive. To have your life change, open yourself to that change.”
My new friend Mary writes about her talent. It is so special to have met Mary. She has shown me some of her creative work –such amazing talent! She writes, “My talents give me a sense of purpose. I get joy from sharing my poetry and photography with others. My reality is expanded by using the gifts God has given me. As a bird in flight soars in the sky my talents set me free.”
More quotes from the book:
- P.12 “Trying artistic pursuits is like chasing a hopeful dream for a little while. I remember painting rocks. We used different colors as we chose rocks from the beach. There were so many colors and shapes and sizes. The children loved to make a pet rock. Sometimes working on talents with children is rewarding for all involved. This is a way to engage and broaden creativity.”
- P.20 “You might find that looking at the talents of relatives gives you an idea for your own talents.”
- P.43 “I love to celebrate other people’s awards too. I personally love hearing about people winning humanitarian awards. Because there is some pain and struggle and suffering in our world it feels so good to care about things. Some are acknowledged for this caring by their peers or even by the world. This is excellent.”