Can one ever truly prepare for death?
How do one prepare for death?
It’s not taught in lecture halls like we learn how to use the Pythagorean theory: a theory I am yet to find any applicable use till date
Many motivational speakers—then and now– have tirelessly preached about how to live life
Many authors, in the past and present, have written countless books on how to face life boldly and live it fearlessly
But, I seldom hear about how to prepare for death?
The got-to-manual on how to prepare for death is no where to be found when the doctors have prescribed a limited time on earth
We dress it up with long overalls of hope, and optimism—hanging on to a flimsy thread bound to break loose at any moment
All of a sudden those motivational novels and speeches starts to make sense: live life to the fullest! Embrace and enjoy each moment! Live in the present! Take each day as they come! Forgive and be kind to yourself!
So now we hold on even tighter to the thread hoping, just hoping, that if they do everything right like the Awarding Winning NewYork Times Best Seller Author proclaimed about living, it’ll somehow reverse the doctor’s prescription.
The more we hold on, the weaker the thread becomes and suddenly it snaps–pulse rate: blank.
They’re gone: forever.
To loved ones who have departed from us, then and now—a warm adieu.
Will forever and always miss you.