2 Corinthians 6:2

For He says, “At the acceptable time I have listened to you, and helped you on the day of salvation.” Behold, now is the acceptable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.”

Don’t ask when Judgement Day will be.  Judgment Day is happening right now.  Oh sure, there will be a consummation at the end of the time.  But the only way to the Future is through the Present.  Today, now, this very instant, Jesus calls you to receive and live His salvation.  That is why the “Hail Mary” does not merely direct our prayer to the far-off someday.  It directs it to the present moment, which is the only moment we can do something about.  The past is gone.  The future is not ours to see, much less control.  Only this moment right now is yours to choose God.  Today, choose Him.

Mark Shea


Mark P. Shea is a Catholic author, blogger, and speaker.

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