Try to notice today how often
you turn on a faucet and fully expect
fresh, clean water
to come gushing out like liquid magic,
ready to quench your thirst,
wash your dishes,
fill your bathtub,
rinse your hands.

Then think about the 40% of people who share this spinning planet with us
but have no clean water to speak of.

And then count your lucky stars.

P.S. If you want to learn more about helping others
receive this basic need, go to