Blog Posts - Free Will



Follow your heart. Follow your impulse.

Satisfaction Factor 101 Follow your heart. Follow your impulse. Steve Jobs, Apple Inc Founder has a great quote about this very thing. He says, “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s dogma – which is living wit...
by I Didn't Come Here to do This! on Dec 20, 2016

Are we Breeding Responsibility or Dependency?

Are we Breeding Responsibility or Dependency? People will rise up to the expectations that you set for them.  Ask any good coach, manager or parent and they will tell you the very same thing. Sometimes athletes, employees and children can’t see...
by I Didn't Come Here to do This! on Dec 15, 2016

You were born an original. Don’t die a copy

“You were born an original.  Don’t die a copy” ~ John Mason We don’t need another Einstein, Lincoln, or Bob Hope. They were originals. They shined when it was their time to do so.  They were original in their thinking, delivery and perso...
by I Didn't Come Here to do This! on Dec 13, 2016

Make the Most of What You Have

Make the Most of What You Have Making the most of what you have is exactly what Michael Oher the NFL player did. Who would have thought that scoring within the 98 percentile for protective instincts would lead to an NFL career?  That 98% instinct...

4 Keys to Creating Joy in Your Life

4 Keys to Creating Joy in Your Life The 4 keys to create joy in your life are closer than you think.  It’s within you.  Yes, you can create the space for it to happen.  All you have to do is bring it out.  However, it’s easier said than do...

What is Right and Real and the Truth for You?

What is Right and Real and the Truth for You? “The way to choose happiness is to follow what is right and real and the truth for you” ~ Oprah Winfrey. How true.  The key phrase here is “right for YOU”. That means not comparing yourse...

What’s Your Calling?

What’s Your Calling?  Many years ago I was having a conversation with my aunt who’s been a teacher for over 20 years. I was trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life and told her that I was leaning towards being a teacher but that...
by I Didn't Come Here to do This! on Aug 30, 2016

Stop Discrimination. Let’s Start with Sports

Stop Discrimination. Let’s Start with Sports Yep. If we’re really serious about having a good representation of our society then we’d have more white people playing professional football and basketball and we’d have more women running the...
by I Didn't Come Here to do This! on Aug 17, 2016

Take a Little Piece of My Heart

Take a Little Piece of My Heart That’s what it feels like when you dishonor yourself by being inauthentic.  A little piece of you dies because you chose to go with the crowd, to fit in, liked or accepted. That’s the price you just paid. It...

Commitment – It’s Not Just a Piece of Paper

Commitment – It’s Not Just a Piece of Paper There is something about vocally making a commitment, putting pen to paper and having witnesses that suddenly solidifies a commitment.  It’s as if it reached into the center of your being and make...

Philosophy Wire: Freedom. Genes. Christianity.

Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2016-07-29]: Scientists discover how specific genes are to be blamed for specific human behaviors. Ranging from outbursts or rage, to lack of wish for sex, everything can be attributed to a gene. [1, 2, 3,&n...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jul 28, 2016

To Serve With Love

To Serve With Love The buzz word lately has been to go out and serve others and that our purpose for being here is to serve.  I don’t particularly like that train of thought but I couldn’t figure out why.  It sounds well and good to show you...
by I Didn't Come Here to do This! on Jul 28, 2016

Deciding. How? Fate vs. Free will 1-1 (or perhaps the match did not even start)

How is the brain able to use past experiences to guide decision-making? A few years ago, researchers supported by the …Continue reading →...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Jul 13, 2016

The cost of free will…

You used to be enough Now something has changed My heart feels broken My life rearranged   Can I pick up the pieces Find every last one Can you finish in me The work which you’d begun   I’m tired … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Jul 12, 2016

Success Defined

Success Defined  What does success mean for you? Does it mean being wealthy, a big house, jewelry, cars, lots of friends and parties to attend? That seems to be the American version of success but would all that make you happy? That’s the b...
by I Didn't Come Here to do This! on Jun 28, 2016

The Dalai Lama’s view on life

The Dalai Lama’s view on life is worth repeating. Live it. Share it with others. <!--[if !supportLists]-->1)   <!--[endif]-->The purpose of our lives is to be happy <!--[if !supportLists]-->2)   <!--[endif]-->N...
by I Didn't Come Here to do This! on Jun 23, 2016

What will be your Legacy?

What will be your Legacy? “What do you want to be remembered for when you die?  I love to ask people this question.  Their answers tell me much about what they’re up to in life. I once had the opportunity to ask Steve Jobs the cofounder...
by I Didn't Come Here to do This! on Jun 15, 2016

You Have Everything You Need to Succeed

You Have Everything You Need to Succeed Look around. Take a closer look. You already have the talent you need right now for the next phase of your goal.  Why else would you have it? You either have it because it’s the primary resource you need...

Where’s the Reset Button?

Where’s the Reset Button? Ever have those days when things just aren’t going right and you wish you could start all over? I’m giving you permission to do just that.  Push the reset button. Of course sometime you may need a total shut dow...

Sticks and Stones

Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never harm me. We’ve all heard that phrase and for decades I believed it until I took a good look at some of the things that have happened to me and those around me and realized, words DO hurt.
by I Didn't Come Here to do This! on May 30, 2016


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