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FRIENDS and SERVANTS of the WORD THIRD TUESDAY of ADVENT December 15, 2020 WORD of the DAY  What is your opinion? A man had two sons. He came to the first and said, ‘Son, go out and work in the vineyard today.’  He said in reply, ‘I will not,’ but afterwards he changed his mind and went. The man came to the other son and gave the same order. He said in reply, ‘Yes, sir,’ but did not go. Which of the two did his father’s will?” They answered, “The first.” Jesus said to them, “Amen, I say to you, tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the Kingdom of God before you. When John came to you in the way of righteousness, you did not believe him; but tax collectors and prostitutes did. Yet even when you saw that, you did not later change your minds and believe him.    (Matthew 21: 28-32) How shall I live this Word?   The parable is all about the sons’ response to the father. The first says “I don’t feel like it” and then, in fact, he goes to work in the vineyard. The second replies “I’m going to work in the vineyard”, but...