Do You Remember This Country Classic? Legend Dolly Parton’s “Coat of Many Colors” Is Still Gold!
By Michael Harrell
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Charity can come in the most unexpected places, and – frankly – in places that don’t look like charity. Take a box of rags, and they seem so useless, but in her classic song “Coat of Many Colors,” Dolly Parton sees rags a source of pride through the labor of her mother. These rags were taken and sewn into a patchwork jacket reminiscent of Joseph’s amazing technicolor dreamcoat.
This country legend started so small – share her reflection on rags becoming a dreamcoat!
Michael Harrell is a former staff member and current volunteer at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Federal Way, Washington. A blogger by hobby and social media manager by trade, he continues to teach the faith to ninth graders when he's not busy watching movies or theatre. He loves the Seattle Mariners, and his wife wants you to know he's married. You can follow him on Twitter.