From my brief and admittedly shallow study of yogi-ism and Eastern philosophy in general, I caught the impression that I am meant to see Death as my ally, and as a tool with which I can re-center myself in the present.
See, when you are constantly aware of mortality, supposedly you become more manifested in the now.
Here’s to writing about death in your novels. May your dying characters lend you much catharsis and healing.
You’re reading Victor Poole, and this blog post used to be titled: Run Your Life Like You’re Dying (but I felt that was pretentious and somewhat off-topic).