One could say all talents and spiritual gifts are gift from God name. He can use talents and spiritual gifts to fulfill His purposes. Someone could say that a gift or talent is a fortuitous expression of a combination of genes inherited from your parents, allowing you to undertake some human activity with greater ease and scope, than other humans. Either way sounds great.
My artistic gifts were brought forward by one of the greatest punishments one can imagine: the loss of freedom. That was the end of my life as I had known it, and the beginning of my artistic destiny forged in solitude.
A close scrutiny of excellence, however, reveals that our edge — our particular genius — is precise. We each have specific areas where we consistently stand out, where we can do things, see things, understand things, and learn things better and faster than ten thousand other people can. When we find ourselves in these areas – our strengths “zone”, if you will – we are magnificent. That is what happens when your skills, knowledge, talents, and strengths come together to form the one unique thing you can do, I call it - got talent.
An interviewer once asks, “Is genius something that you can grow into? Or is that just all part of the exploration?” The answer was: