The man in today’s parable accepted the invitation to the wedding, the invitation to salvation, but didn’t wear the right garment, didn’t conform his life to the gospel. He suffered the consequences! His presence in the gospel parable challenges us to recognize God’s call to us (remember another garment? That baptismal garment). Do we wear that garment proudly? Do we even know where it is? God calls us to do all we can to live as God’s own, each day, in every way.