I have discovered that not everyone has a soul. The act of seeking it, gives birth to it. Caring for it, allows it to mature. Setting it free, at maturity, leads to enlightenment. Enlightenment is a preview of death. Nothing to fear, but to embrace, if you have a soul.
Last line of your comment says it all:'Nothing to fear, but to embrace, if you have a soul.'Thanks The Crow for sharing your deep insights.