Wednesday, July 4, 2012
"Conservative" and "liberal" are labels I abhor.
The way they're used today they have no meaning any more.
I hate it when somebody pins a tag like that on me.
For labels put you in a slot you do not want to be.
Whatever people want to call themselves, they should feel free,
but not too many folks I know do so consistently
on social issues, politics, religion, war and peace,
the Bible, life-style, language, drugs ---the issues never cease.
One may be quite conservative in some things, not in all.
To pin that label on someone, then, takes "a lot of gall"!
I wish some self-named liberals would give more liberally.
I wish some staunch conservatives would live more morally.
More liberal in spirit is what we should strive to be.
In life-style more conservative, on that can we agree?
So when we use those labels let us be much more select,
for neither label is a proof that one's of the elect!