It really causes me to stop and think about how quickly I make decisions with out stoping to think the process through fully. It is so easy to focus on what you get from saying yes that you may not see what you are saying no to. Not that all decisions require hours of deep thinking, but even with those small decisions it is good to be aware on some level of the trade off you will be making with your yes.
Each yes or no be it big or small will set in motion a chain of events. I find that I really want to be aware of where my choices are leading me. I want to know what I am saying no to when I say yes. Proverbs 22:3 (NLT) tells me that a prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and sugars the consequences.
I don't know about you, but I really don't want to be the simpleton. I want to make informed choices that will lead to the best possible outcome. From a simple choice, like choosing not to chow down on sugar and carbs even though I love them, because they impact my health in a negative way. To more complex choices, like choosing between two good things or