How can we discern if the choice we make either before or after we make the choice is wise or foolish?
I read a Purplerays blog which contained this statement?
“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
The Purpose of This Post
Is to relate an ancient proverb, and an idiom to this conundrum.
An offended friend is harder to win back than a fortified city. Arguments separate friends like a gate locked with bars. (Proverb 18:19 NLT)
Idiom – Sleep on it
To postpone a decision until the following day so that one has additional time to consider it.
What’s My Point?
Life is full of choices. Some are simple in the sense that regardless of the choice made, it is easy to correct, like writing with a lead pencil a word that can be erased and revised,
Or in other words, no one gets hurt financially, mentally, or physically for any period of time. Or as the above proverb that if after making a choice is almost an insurmountable to erase or ever change, alter, or easily be erased.
My point is some choices fueled by emotions require time, thought, and consideration for the future because once made, they cannot be erased on paper, memory, or financial institutions.
In My Opinion,
Discern carefully or “sleep on it” before we make a weighty choice according to the above idiom
I surmised in a novel what king Solomon advised the Queen of Sheba 3000 years ago to help her make a weighty decision in her life, and how she would recognize after she made the right choice.
Then you will journey in safety, and your foot will not stumble. If you are resting, no fears will trouble you. When you lie down, sweet sleep will come to you. (Proverb 3:23)
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