Yes, thank you spnadmin for the great article. It's good to hear the thoughts of someone who works in hospice and has also had a relatively near death experience. Got both perspectives there!
The realisation that we will all someday die is an incrediblly motivating force.Reference:: Sikh Philosophy Network http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/spiritual-articles/32898-thoughts-you-approach-your-own-death.html
I think the process of dying seems scarier than actually dying.Reference:: Sikh Philosophy Network http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=32898
Gurbani tells me my wedding day is coming and I should get ready by attuning myself to Naam, living honestly, helping people and being in chardi kala (which is hard to do all the time!). Knowing that it is going to happen makes me more motivated to try and be the best I can be.