Letter to the Editor: Submitted by Kathy Hay

To the Editor:

I am writing to address the letter in the August 30 edition of the paper written by Mr. Quandahl. I am confused. At the beginning of the letter he says that Jesus is his savior. I was expecting a letter about the love of Jesus for all and how our words and actions show that we have Jesus in our hearts.

Like the community coming together to feed our kids during the month of July when the school program doesn’t run. That’s love because we are feeding the hungry (Matthew 25:35-37).

Like the community coming together to raise money for medical and travel expenses when someone is battling cancer. That’s love because we are caring for the sick (Matthew 25:35-37).

None of the children and families we support in our community ask us first if we are a Republican or a Democrat before they get support, and none of the volunteers and friends supporting others ask first if the ones in need are a Republican or Democrat. Following Jesus is not about a political party.

Jesus is about loving our neighbors as ourselves. I am a Jesus follower and a Democrat. Imagine that! I believe we love everyone and take care of others in times of need.

To be honest, our politicians are not the ones who are going to do that. It is us, you and me, working together to make sure everyone is loved and cared for.  Our actions and words show the love of Jesus.

Don’t vote based on a party, read the bills our senators and legislators are writing, supporting and voting for. Are they making our county, our state, our nation, our world a better place for everyone? Do they show the love of Jesus? If Mr. Quandahl and others are still confused about what love is, please read Corinthians 1:4-8.

Kathy Hay