The word circumspect is a good one. I get the picture of an issue, a fact, a situation – and me walking around it to check it out from every side before I implement a strategy.
This pdf gives some great categories with which to converse about your plans to grow a spiritual family. 10 suggestions which may help you coalesce around ideas which can help you succeed in God’s eyes.
“Where there is no vision, the people are unrestrained, but happy is he who keeps the law.” – Proverbs 29:18
“But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural face in a mirror; for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was.
But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an effectual doer, this man will be blessed in what he does.” – James 1:22-25