Recent parallel and polarizing events in Europe and America have led to a rapid increase in urgency of claims that “We are in the last days!” and “Jesus is coming soon; we must get ready!”
Breaking News! Jesus has been coming soon for two thousand years; we should have been getting ready during that entire period, not just at the eleventh hour. That fact aside, what does "get ready" entail exactly? Travel insurance for our journey to Heaven? Some modest swimwear? Or maybe it is some form of doomsday preparation?