Why Am I Here God?

It Would Be Simpler If You Just Told Me What To Do

John O'Neill
Published in
2 min readAug 24, 2020


Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Me: You had a specific plan for me, didn’t You?

God: Of course, it is the same one that I have devised for each person who has ever lived, that you become the most fully human “you” possible.

Me: That sounds nice, but like something I would expect to get inside a Chinese fortune cookie. Could You…



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John O'Neill

Retired human services executive, living in Massachusetts near Boston, trying to be a better human being each day than the day before.