find (one's) voice

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find (one's) voice

1. To find one's distinctive style or vision of artistic expression. I think this is your best story yet, Betsy—you've really found your voice as a writer. It takes time to find your voice, but I'm confident you'll get there by the end of our photography class.
2. To regain the ability to speak, especially after something frightening or startling has happened. It took him a minute, but Pete found his voice again after we startled him at his surprise party.
See also: find, voice

find your ˈvoice/ˈtongue

(informal) finally be able to speak after being too nervous or shy to do so: He sat silent through the first half of the meeting before he found his tongue.
See also: find, tongue, voice
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With chapters on prayer, vocation, and working for justice as well, Finding My Voice is a thorough overview of young adult spirituality.
I have been thinking about "finding my voice" for a long time, but could not find the way to overcome this problem....
Rehm is also the author of two popular nonfiction books, Finding My Voice and Toward Commitment: A Dialogue About Marriage (coauthored with her husband, John).