We often casually make promises, without considering the consequences. A friend asks you to help them out and you promise, but forget that you promised to do something with your parents that day. You promise to lend something, but find out you are not allowed to.
Proverbs 20:25 (https://bit.ly/3mnlc25) reminds us to carefully consider what we promise people, before we find ourselves committing to things we can’t do and then letting people down or getting ourselves into trouble.
Lord, help me to take time to consider what I promise to do.