64. Before Completion, Line 6

“One must be careful to keep celebration within proper bounds.” At the dawning of a new time, there is no blame in celebrating. But don’t lose your head. …………………………………………………………………………………… Line 6 underscores the main message: “Caution and clarity will bring you successfully through the last few steps.” The Book of Changes says: Don’t forget, thisContinue reading “64. Before Completion, Line 6”

64. Before Completion, Line 5

“The light of the superior woman is true.” Your perseverance has paid off. Success. …………………………………………………………… Line 5 says: You have done the right thing, through some seriously difficult situations. You will be rewarded with success. In what area have you struggled to “do the right thing?” The Book of Changes says: Your reward will arriveContinue reading “64. Before Completion, Line 5”

64. Before Completion

” . . . out of confusion, back to order . . . “ You are near your goal. Caution and clarity will bring you successfully through the last few steps. …………………………………………………………………………… You have been working toward something, and it’s now within your reach. Don’t blow it by celebrating too early. Clarity means: You seeContinue reading “64. Before Completion”

45. Gathering Together

“Gathering together brings success.” If you feel unsettled, conflicted, or indecisive, you need to get your “self” together. When your thoughts and actions are in line with your Inner Truth, you will feel confident, energized, and also at peace. ………………………………………………………………………. Gathering Together also means getting together with other people. Very few things can be accomplishedContinue reading “45. Gathering Together”

15. Modesty, Line 5

“It is favorable to attack with force.” Modesty is not to be confused with weakness. If your motives and methods are in the right, make your move now. ……………………………………………………………………………… Taoist philosophy, and Eastern philosophies in general, are often criticized for being weak: for always advising withdrawal or surrender. Today’s line says: Not true. The BookContinue reading “15. Modesty, Line 5”

15. Modesty, Line 4

“Modesty in movement.” Don’t be concerned with how your actions look to others. Contribute your share, regardless of the recognition you receive. …………………………………………………………………………. It is not yet time for your star to shine. You need to follow your own path, step by Modest step. The Book of Changes says: Don’t be a poser. Don’t claimContinue reading “15. Modesty, Line 4”

15. Modesty, Line 3

“Modesty and merit carry things to conclusion.” Do not indulge in self- congratulation or anticipation of a favorable outcome. Simply stay on your path. ……………………………………………………………………………. Things are going well. In some sphere of your life, the outcome you desire most appears to be a genuine possibility. For example, perhaps the promotion you’ve been working towardContinue reading “15. Modesty, Line 3”

15. Modesty

“Modesty creates success. The superior woman carries things through.” Are you realistic about what you want? Expecting too much, too soon, insures you will “fail.” Modesty, coupled with perseverance, will get you where you want to go. …………………………………………………………………………… Let’s explain this by an example: I worked with a young woman who met a man atContinue reading “15. Modesty”

23. Splitting Apart

“Splitting Apart. It does not further one to go anywhere.” Inferior influences are on the rise. You cannot “win.” Accept this as an inevitable part of the cycle of life. Don’t exhaust yourself fighting a losing battle. ……………………………………………………………………………….. Splitting Apart is the future of The Family/Synergy. The bad news is: Things are going to splitContinue reading “23. Splitting Apart”

37. The Family / Synergy, Line 5

“As a queen she approaches her family.” A person in position of leadership and power must use it to the benefit of all, like a wise and benevolent mother. ………………………………………………………………………………. Are you part of a group where you are “in charge?” Do you try to be fair in the decisions you make that affect others?Continue reading “37. The Family / Synergy, Line 5”