Aimee Gets Niceness

There’s a difference between niceness and kindness. A nice person is agreeable, delicate and subtle. While this is very helpful behavior that is useful to society, these can also be very manipulative traits. A kind person is benevolent, compassionate, gracious and favorable. The difference is striking. Sometimes, my niceness is the very thing of which I need to repent. Since I do have a “nice” disposition or personality, I often find it to be a struggle in my Christian walk. I sometimes find myself being agreeable when I don’t really agree; I lack certain boldness for Christ because I want people to feel comfortable; and in my continuous desire to please people I miss the opportunities given to really serve them. Read more»

—Aimee Byrd, “Isn’t That Nice?”

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