Conversion of heart is not something people can afford to put off indefinitely as God’s ways are not our ways. Daily the Gospel challenges the narrowness of our thoughts and the limits of our generosity. To allow this to happen is, in effect, to go in by ‘the narrow gate’, the gate that strips us of the ‘baggage’ our selfishness makes us acquire. For those prepared to live in this way, the question of salvation barely arises. It can be safely left in the hands of the all-generous God whose only desire in our regard is to call us to the banquet of life.