The simple inherit folly, but the prudent are crowned with knowledge (Prov. 14:18, KJV).
We cannot depend upon some people. If we do, it is like a broken tooth or a foot out of joint. It will just as surely cause us pain.
Frances fell off a chair and broke the big bone in her wrist. Even after she doctor set it in place, it still caused her pain. She wore a sling around her neck until the bone grew enough to set in a cast. That broken bone caused her trouble like confidence in a liar does.
A prudent woman knows better than to trust in a refuge of lies, but a foolish woman makes lies her trust.
The prudent woman thinks before she acts and weighs the words of others, but the fool falls into she same trap over and over. She believes what she hears and so is easily led astray.
The prudent woman knows better than to confide in or depend upon an unfaithful woman, but the fool listens to deceitful words. She receives a “crown of folly,” but the prudent will receive a “crown of knowledge.” What kind of crown will you receive?
Dear Lord, Help me think before I act. Show me how I can become a prudent woman. In Jesus’ name. Amen.