Then . . . blink . . . and perspective returns. Need comes in all sizes, shapes, and degrees of visibility. Although I might be focused on my own life, something very close by could be silently screaming, "Help!" Will I notice in time?
And here's a visual. In case anyone is thinking water doesn't make a difference, here's pictures of before and after. Same plant, one hour apart. It pays off to look up and out.