There’s catastrophic weather systems, political unrest, uprising and not to mention that 2012 is just around the corner, and yet it seems that people have stopped talking about the end of the world.  It used to be that every new political crisis or weather anomaly brought about a fresh rash of speculation as to whether these were heralds of the end times.  There was a time that anything that happened in the Middle East was examined and dissected in light of the book of Daniel and/or The Revelation and new dates and theories were bandied around.  But not now, nary a word.  Earthquakes, cyclones, and  volcanoes erupting are taken in stride. Very few people even talk about such things as “acts of God”. Instead, people speculate how our irresponsible environmental habits are to blame.  I wonder what they blamed the destruction of Pompeii on? 
Do I think that recent events are harbingers of a coming apocalypse?  Maybe yes, maybe no, but regardless it would be a pretty good idea for your soul to be ready either way.  The reality is that we know this old world has a “best before date”, even if we don’t know what the date might be.    Have a great week and remember: To see what is really possible, you will have to attempt the impossible.