What makes a story is the ability it has to relate to the reader. The power you get from a story is how you are able to relate it to yourself.
Characters in a story have a deep and dark place in their story arcs. We have them in our lives as well. Do you know yours, or better - the solution?
Limited resources requires different organizing methods. Quilt organizing for life and stories, takes what you have to create and function.
Ideas don't drop out of the sky fully developed. A process of ten hundred beginnings is what develops ideas. Take the snippet you have and run with it.
We sometimes need help finding fuel to write. Here is a challenge to start with, emphasize the power of stories by writing a fable.