I believe in the freedom to choose one’s own destiny. While in your current life you affect others and others you. Your decisions are affected by others and they affect you. In the end, you have the true choice on your decision.
Because your decisions affect others, it will return back to you in a similar form of karma. Some people believe in karma, that your decisions and actions affect your everyday life. That is true but only part of it. Everyone affects you and their decisions and actions relating directly or indirectly with you. The simple act of being in the sight of your eyes affects how you act and what decisions you make. The simple act of finding God can change a life forever. No matter how great or small something may appear it will encourage different decisions in relation to that matter and the current state of mind you are in.
For an example, one life isn’t exactly one but many potential lives. If I were to kill a criminal man that was born ten thousand years ago, it would be like genocide. That man’s offspring would have not existed as that man would be dead before they were born. Their sons and daughters would also have never existed and continuing down their lineage it easily adds up to many more people then you could possibly know personally. A life is beyond priceless and value because it gives life to many more countless lives which are priceless in their own right individually.
Decisions come at every moment. No matter how big or small they may appear they have tremendous impacts on others directly or indirectly. Every step you take is a decision to move forward, and every door you open is an opportunity that you take. People can only show the doorway and give you the tools to open it, but it is you that must decide if you really are going to open it.