We don’t think of death until one day death is so close, whether it is related to someone you know, or of your own.
Since Steve Jobs died, people are viewing his commencement speech at Stanford University online more than ever and indeed it is so remarkable.
In this address, Jobs told us three stories. Of course, the most quotable quote in these three stories is in the third story where he talks about death: “No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share…Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”
This is pathetic but true: death deity is your closest ally, be it an angel or a devil.  You normally will never think of death when you are young.  But as you get older, you realise death is like falling leaves.  And it comes in all seasons.
I felt death so close was at the moment when my doctor told me I had cancer last year.
After surgery thank God I am a surviver.  I now learn to see everything positive.
This is why I particularly like what Jobs says in the second story: “Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. I’m convinced that the only thing that kept me going was that I loved what I did…And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.”
Nobody is immortal.

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