Noah's innocent, honest assessment of his own needs while witnessing his brother's suffering echoed the very same cries for help and support that I had heard during the caregiver sessions at the conference in Las Vegas.
I enter every conversation and interaction believing that it only takes one "yes" to propel me forward. Of course, you must realize that no one can help you obtain your goals if you fail to share your goals with others.
What if we rather considered this a sudden boon in terms of freed up resources for the good? How about picturing the move from swords to plowshares? We seem to be spending more than half of our tax revenues on military stuff and that has been increasing by about 9 percent per year.
Failing to plan for food security, human health and safety, how we will adapt to drought and water supply shortages, is as certain to contribute to political and economic upheaval, as it has in many other countries.
Uncertainty provides an opportunity to stop, check in and make powerful choices to clear away what's no longer true, so you have more time and space for new dreams and goals that are aligned with who you are now.
The struggle to make sure a quality education is available to every child -- and not just a privilege for a few -- is the unfinished and critical business before the nation for it will determine America's future place on the global stage in a rapidly changing competitive world.
Is it possible to cope with the immense dangers posed by the rapid consumption of the world's resources? In The Race for What's Left, Michael Klare claims that it is -- but only through a significant change in behavior.
Scientists know that stripping the EPA of its ability to protect our children against environmental pollutants means more asthma attacks, more respiratory illnesses and disease, and more premature deaths.
In case you haven't seen Carbon Nation yet, I'm the guy they call the crazy Alaskan. Who am I? I'm the sixth of 16 children born to the same mom and dad. Let's just say that I know a thing or two about competing for resources.