Here's the dirty depressing truth: we're a bunch of nobodies living in a time that is so small in the entire scope of the universe that NOTHING MATTERS. Just look at this amazing interactive visualisation that shows the scope of the days, months, years, periods and so forth within the scope of the universe's entire history. Today is not even a sliver.
Here's what a month looks like in relation to a year:
Here is today in relation to the millennium: