60. Limitation

Limiting your expenditures of time and money is the key to your success. Self-discipline and focus will be required. “Limitation. Success.” ……………………….. We tend to think of “Limits” as a bad thing— How to be a No Limits Person! sold millions — but . . . The Book of Changes says: The reality is, LimitationsContinue reading “60. Limitation”

29. Danger, Line 1

“One falls into a pit.” You are indulging in harmful behavior that is becoming a habit or addiction. By growing used to what is Dangerous, it is becoming part of you. The first step to getting out is to acknowledge the extent of the Danger. …………………………………………………………… What is your Dangerous behavior? Eating too much? TakingContinue reading “29. Danger, Line 1”

29. Danger

“Danger after danger.” You are a hazardous situation. This Danger is going to continue. It is enough to keep your head above water. Hold on and go with the flow. ……………………….. For you, the present is full of difficulties, and this reading, Danger, tells you these difficulties are going to continue. The Book of ChangesContinue reading “29. Danger”

57. Gentle Wind

“Success through what is small.” You will get where you want to go only through slow, steady steps. Plot a straight path to your desired destination, and stay on it. …………………………………………. I call this one the divi divi tree message. On the island of Aruba, because the wind blows consistently in the same direction, theContinue reading “57. Gentle Wind”

44. Temptation, Line 4

“No fish in the tank.” If you ignore others, you will have no one to turn to when you need help. This leads to misfortune. ………………………………….. Who have you been ignoring? Your family? Your co-workers? Your BBF? The Book of Changes says: Change your ways before something bad happens. If you expect others to supportContinue reading “44. Temptation, Line 4”

44. Temptation

“The inferior thing seems harmless and inviting.” Something is Tempting you. Beware. It is more dangerous than you can foresee. ……………………………….. What is Tempting you? Will it really hurt anything if you . . . skip exercise for today? Eat a cinnamon roll for breakfast? Check out that porn site your buddy was telling youContinue reading “44. Temptation”

38. Opposition

“Thus, amid all associations, the superior woman retains her individuality.” The Opposition you face may come from another person, or it may be two Opposing parts of your self. Either way, you can get past this Opposition without changing who you are. …………………………………………………………………………………………………… This Opposition is the future of Inexperience / Youthful Folly. The BookContinue reading “38. Opposition”

4. Inexperience / Youthful Folly, Line 4

“Entangled folly.” Don’t buy in to the schemes or fantasies of others. And examine your own beliefs, to be sure you are not clinging to a fantasy of your own. ……………………………………………………………………………………………… You are warned not to involve yourself in the dramas of others. The Book of Changes says: Now is not the time to getContinue reading “4. Inexperience / Youthful Folly, Line 4”

4. Inexperience/Youthful Folly, Line 1

“Restraints should be removed.” You must combine a disciplined approach to the problem with the freedom to find an answer. Allow yourself to think — and act — creatively. ……………………………………………………………………………………………. Because you have little experience in the situation that confronts you, you don’t really know what is going to work to resolve it in yourContinue reading “4. Inexperience/Youthful Folly, Line 1”

4. Youthful Folly

“At the first oracle I inform her . . . “ You wish to enter a situation that is completely new to you. Admit your lack of knowledge and experience. Find a teacher and follow her advice. …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Many interpretations of the I Ching call this one Inexperience. “Folly” means to us something ridiculous orContinue reading “4. Youthful Folly”