Feb. 4: A Suitcase for Dreams

As a flight attendant, Kary Doerfler of Seattle, Washington, made many journeys, logging miles across the globe.  But one trip—to Accra, Ghana, in Africa—changed the direction of her life.

While there, she started volunteering at the Osu Children’s Home orphanage, bringing them supplies whenever she returned.    Soon she realized she wanted to do more than just make a visit, give out toys and go home.

So Doerfler started a non-profit organization called Dreams for Orphans to provide a home and an education for orphans in developing countries.  Fellow flight attendants joined her in the effort.

“After 20 years of flying, we have all found our calling and passion within the spirits of these children,” Doerfler says.

Life’s journey takes us to many places; at each stop, there’s an opportunity to connect with new hearts.

Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God…and…God is love.  (1 John 4:7,8)

Father, help me to show Your love to all in need.

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