Why I Am Voting

2018midtermelection

As an earthling, I am voting for the environment.

As a human being, I am voting against vulgarity, division, deceit and violence.

As a white southerner, I am voting against white nationalism and racism.

As a straight person, I am voting against homophobia, transphobia and bigotry.

As a man, I am voting against sexism and misogyny.

As a runner, I am voting against ableism.

As a person of faith, I am voting against fear.

As a Christian, I am voting against Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism.

As a pastor, I am voting for freedom of religion and freedom from religion.

As an employee, I am voting for fair living wages.

As a husband, I am voting for marriage and family.

As a father of two children, I am voting for public education.

As an American, I am voting for liberty and justice for all.

As a follower of Jesus, I am voting for people who are sick, poor, imprisoned, hungry, naked, and outsiders.

As a person who tries to love my neighbor as myself, I am voting against anyone and anything that harms my neighbor.

As a voter, I am not voting Republican, and I am not voting Democrat. I am voting for right over wrong, love over hate and good over evil.

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