A devotee's life should be so exemplary that it increases the faith upon other devotees.
At every moment of life, according to our association, we are being conditioned, habituated and put in a state of mental bondage.
In Kali yuga, duration of life is shortened not so much because of insufficient food but because of irregular habits.
To serve Krishna means life and to engage in sense gratification means death.
What is life? It is a series of moments where we have choice. The choice is to please Krishna or to forget Krishna.
What assurance of real happiness is there in all of one's wealth, youthfulness, sons and family members? This life is tottering like a drop of water on a lotus petal. Therefore you should always serve and worship the lotus feet of Lord Krishna.