Community is truly a beautiful thing. It wraps her arms around you and makes you feel less alone. I was a shy kid growing up but somehow managed to become an extrovert in adulthood. It's been easy for me to meet new people, but sometimes digging deep into community is hard. I've discovered that its harder to find true community once you enter adulthood.
I attended the Influence Conference two years ago because the depths of my heart were crying out for community. And the people I met were so good to my heart. I mean really, really good to my heart. There were late night chats and hugs for days. I walked away feeling lighter and stronger as a result.
There is something to be said when you find "your people". You truly feel like you can take on the world because there are people supporting you and cheering you on from afar. And I truly believe that community offline and online are very possible. And if you choose to step into it, it'll change you for the better.