A coat of many colors, a gift from dad to son.

Each shade revealed the pleasure in work that God had done,

The tapestry of color with hand stitched threads of gold,

and greens and reds and royal hues was something to behold,

But in that coat lay jealousy from brothers so much older,

They couldn’t quite get past it, their envy turned them colder,

Their plot to do away with him, just wasn’t meant to be,

For God had other plans for them, as He does for you and me,

In dark encounters that we face through this brief expedition,

He shapes us and refines us and gives us definition,

He weaves His Word within our hearts and colors every seam,

He shows compassion to the lost, He shows us how to dream.



As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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1 Response to MANY COLORS

  1. Kathy, these verses share a blessed story. My mind sees Joseph receiving his coat from his own father. His brothers become jealous and never understanding their father’s act of grace.

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