Positive feelings are the foundation of prosperity. As we heard last week, Mr. Rogers garnered $20 million for public television and taught an entire generation that feelings are more powerful than gunfire in what truly matters in life. In case you think Mr. Rogers is out of date, consider that cutting-edge research is confirming that these same feelings are the basis for our survival as humans and our flourishing as individuals. This Sunday's lesson is about the positive feelings of amusement and hope as the starting point of our prosperity. Through such playful activities as amusement imaginative hope we find our right livelihood, our right path and our true self.
Questions that may elicit the emotion
Is this important?
How important could it be?
Is there a chance that this could happen?
How might this happen?
Does God want this to happen?
What would he say?
Do I care enough about this to support and nourish it?
In what way is this uniquely mine to do?
How may I rest and trust that this is being established?
What milestones may occur for this to become manifest?