Looking back, I can now say with certainty that skateboarding down a steep freeway onramp at 1am was a bad idea. My friend crashed into a ditch while a drunk gun-wielding homeowner mistook us for the vandals who had just spray-painted his wall. We nearly got shot, nearly got arrested, and then had to push our friend home on his board. Not a great night.
Common sense could have told us how dumb it was to let our egos make us skate a freeway. But we weren’t listening. Proverbs 3v21-22 says this: ‘don’t lose sight of common sense and discernment. Hang onto them, for they will refresh your soul’