So the part of Tribes I'm reading today, Seth Godin goes into the idea of faith. Faith is believing that your goal or idea or concept is true and will work out, no matter what. In his words,
"Faith is the unstated component in the work of a leader and I think faith is underrated."
A a leader is someone willing to go against the status-quo. Godin says that's why they need faith: "they overcome the resistance of people they trust, people they work for, people in their community." Can we relate to that? We have all felt singled out before for going against the group. It's happening every day in some form or another.
That's why it's amazing that in our current time we can feel less alone in our views. We can go on the internet and find people who have had similar experiences to us or hold similar viewpoints. Then we will have "the tribe [we] need to support [us]."
We're not alone. So I'm making the effort not to judge myself based on what the people who are around me will think because Godin is saying that somewhere out there is a group of people ready to form a network, and we can raise each other up. So when people look at me funny because I quit my full time job (again) to focus on writing music (again), I can just shake it off and hold fast to my faith.