Tag: grace

The Top Ten Things I Learned from the Year of Not Being Nice

  The Year of Not Being Nice was launched because I was tired of being the bobble head N.I.C.E gal and wanted to break free from bland to brave. I didn’t expect my bravery to come from unmasking… Read More

Awfully Nice

  Awfully Nice or Why Nice People Won’t Be in Heaven This Year of Not Being Nice was meant to free and empower me, not expose me. To change how others treat me, not how I treat myself and… Read More

Jesus Did Not Come and Die to Make Me Nice

The Year of Not Being Nice has been harder than I thought. It is much easier to be nice—no conflicts, no controversy, no rocking the boat. It’s easier to be a bobble head. Some people have challenged me, “Really?… Read More

What Do You Mean I’m the Elder Sister? But I’m So . . . Nice

This “Year of Not Being Nice” has been good and bad.  Good in that I’m learning to stand up, speak truth in love, and break my auto-apologizing habit. Family and friends see less of Saint Nancy the Nice… Read More

The Clash of the Women Conventions

    Or what happens when the Tennessee Titan Cheerleader Tryouts, the Junior League of Nashville, and the Tennessee Red Hat Society end up at the Grand Ole’ Opry Hotel at the same time? The Grand Ole Opry… Read More

How Would You Answer This Question?

Are you willing to make a decision which would cost someone else? Bill, my husband, and I are opposites on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® except for one: we’re both perceivers. We never stop seeking more options and hate… Read More

The Year I Got What I Wanted for My Birthday

Who knew not being nice meant I got what I wanted for my birthday and stopped frustrating my family at the same time? Go figure. I don’t know if it’s a “Nice-Person” trait or just me, but for birthdays (and… Read More

In the Game of “No, You First . . . .”

Have you ever played that ping-pong game of “No, you first”                               “No, you take it”                … Read More