Fay, your post reminded me of what occured for me, being near the epicentre of the first earthquake that hit Christchurch on 4 Sept 2010.
Here's my post to 5 Doves at that time, http://www.fivedoves.com/letters/sep2010/davidw94.htm
I had picked up on the fact that 22 February (2:22) was the day of the devastating earthquake, that had been given to me on that night that I asked the Lord regarding His return.
What is also interesting is the Lunar eclipse that I witnessed in the last few days of 2010, I think around 21 Dec, and as I stood there looking at it, I started thinking about what lies ahead next year.
The next few days are very critical in my opinion, based on the 3 solar eclipses that occured on 1 Av, 3 years in a row, 2008, 2009, 2010....none this year. It feels much like a countdown to something, perhaps when you warn your children that you are about to act. I know when I want to get my childrens attention, I count ONE, TWO, THREE......
Another time a few months ago I was praying asking Jesus how long it was until his return.
I was praying and reading the bible...then as I went to get up and carry on with the day. I sensed the Spirit say read 1 Peter 4.
SO I REACHED FOR THE BIBLE AND IT OPEN TO THE VERY PAGE, and although chapter 4 started on the previous page and carried onto the next, on the page it opened to was vs 7......wait for it.
.....THE END OF ALL THINGS IS NEAR!!!!
My brother had been visiting our home a few months back and had asked the very same thing of God as he was relaxing outside.
I was inside when I thought I would put some music on, without knowing what tune was set to come up, a song by Blondie came on from 1970's.
I'm sure many of you will know it...........the song "RAPTURE" came on......my brother nearly fell over!!!!