Is it a sin to be introverted?


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I am very shy in around others, and I really only speak up if spoken to. I also feel insecure in “crowds”. I think that others may judge me. I think this is a trait I developed when I was a lot younger.

On the other hand, I do have a desire to serve others in community service.

My question is: does my introvertedness prevent me from truly serving God? I read that St. Therese of Lisieux was also introverted.


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