“Finding Your Voice” by Natalie Grant
Natalie Grant is an award-winning Christian singer who inspires women to find their unique voice. In this book, she knits together personal stories and Bible applications to show women ways to discover their voice and share it with the world. Throughout the book she compares the discipline of singing and performing to the stage of Christian living.
For years I’ve enjoyed Natalie Grant’s music, but this is the first of her books I’ve read. Her style is conversational and easy to read, with short sentences sprinkled throughout the chapters. I felt like we were girlfriends chatting at a café table. She deftly weaves biblical stories in with her personal narrative, and I appreciate her honest comments on the scriptural accounts. Her personal stories are vulnerable, relatable, and inspiring.
What I enjoyed most about the book is her extended metaphor of singing and performing. I learned things I never knew about the demands professional singers endure, which seemed like a behind-the-scenes peek you don’t get from reality TV shows. Her connections between singing and everyday struggles are useful. I’m an even greater fan of Natalie Grant after reading this book, and I will check out other books she’s written now.
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