Are Our Actions based on Free Will or Are They Predestined?

Do humans, operate freely, or does God predetermine their actions and fate, and they are simply carrying them out? Muslims have adopted a number of views on this issue, there are some who believe in absolute free will, while others have adopted the understanding of our actions being predestined. Imam al-Sadiq (A) says that “It is not total free will, nor is it tala fatalism; rather, it is a matter between those two.