A little Sunday memento mori to add some bite to your reflections:
The post's commentary is good, but try reading the words along with the sound recording. Haunting.
In response to those who would relegate religion to the purely subjective1, the ultimate question is: will the Last Judgement be an objective event?
1. Ala Gould's non-overlapping magisteria (NOMA); see for example Lawrence Kraus's May 18, 2005 "Pay no attention to the man behing the curtain" NYTimes op-ed: School Boards Want to 'Teach the Controversy.' What Controversy?. (Hat tip to Thoughts on Christianity and Science)