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”

37. The Family / Synergy, Line 1

“Firm seclusion within The Family.” You need to get your own “house” in order before you take on the world. Do not indulge the whims of the child, in yourself or in others. Establish order from the very beginning. ……………………………………………………….. What do you need to do to get your own, personal ‘house’ in order? YouContinue reading “37. The Family / Synergy, Line 1”

37. The Family / Synergy

“Wind comes forth from fire.” When all members of a group fulfill their own roles and contribute to the common good, the energy generated will create its own environment of light and vitality. ……………………………………………………….. Synergy means two or more things working together in order to create something that is bigger or greater than the sumContinue reading “37. The Family / Synergy”

16. Enthusiasm

“It furthers one to install helpers and to set armies marching.” The Universe has great Enthusiasm for your plans. You will be aided. ……………………………………………… Enthusiasm is the future of our main message, Before Completion. The Book of Changes is saying: Whatever your plan for the future is, you will find people to help you, throughContinue reading “16. Enthusiasm”

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. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Is the Book of Changes talking about Covid-19 again? Sure sounds like it. You thought we had this pandemic under control here in the U.S., andContinue reading “64. Before Completion, Line 6”