As the candle burns brightest in the darkness, we are most
truly alive when we cultivate a minute-by-minute love for life by feeling our repressed pain about our eventual death. Such a life-affirming death awareness can increase our energy, love,
life-purpose, creativity, spirituality, and life-span- and help reduce societal violence
and biosopheric neglect... (cont.)
Sustained true aliveness requires affirming life by feeling our pain about death
Life-affirming death awareness can lead to meaningful work, social service and political action.
Facing death spurs spiritual awakening and direct experience that enlivens