"Most of us can relate life only to a MFS reality (Money food and sex). There are people who sit in wheel chairs and still look at the interest rates on their deposits and yelling at people around them for not taking care of them enough!" So many people are obsessed with the world even at the fag end of their lives ...but to die with that kind of ignorant consciousness in somewhat unfortunate..
Death is just the end of the physical body...but life continues in a different form and dimension. To recognize our own unlimited aspects while alive, would be the greatest thing that can happen to a human being.
We have to be committed to the model of flowing with the higher mind or higher self, then we will see that we have a much bigger rewards instead of a small mind directed logical and survivalistic life. This is called evolving from a mind intelligence to a soul intelligence.
When Jesus was talking about "eternal life", the people were asking for "fish" and "bread"..They were poor and was more worried about their daily sustenance. Who wants eternal life ?!! Most people cannot relate to it as they are burdened by life itself...and the numerous problems..
Pilgrimages are often advised in many religions.. When things are completely beyond the logical mind, visiting certain spiritual power centers have given many people great insight to right course of action. Divine can see what humans cannot. A new direction opens, and a greater life path is unveiled.