Saintly Thoughts

Meditating Upon Death

To meditate on the actualization of one's physical demise is considered a morbid activity in our society.  It is an unsettling one, to be sure.  But is it more morbid to meditate on that which is physically inevitable or to stubbornly avoid considering one's earthly demise in the manner of a child who puts off his weekend homework until Sunday night, pretending that Monday will never come?