5. Waiting, Line 3

“Waiting in the mud.” You are in danger of being stuck in the midst of inferior influences. You must Wait to get out, but find firm ground to Wait on. Often, your own indecision is the mud. …………………………………………………………………. What “inferior influences” are holding you back? Friends who only want to party? Family who think vaccinationContinue reading “5. Waiting, Line 3”

34. Power of the Great, Line 5

“Loses the goat with ease.” Giving up a stubborn attitude will help further your agenda. …………………………………………………………………. Line 5 is the next step in our tale of the goat and the hedge. (See yesterday’s changing line.) This time, the Book of Changes’ message is: You are holding on to a belief or attitude that is notContinue reading “34. Power of the Great, Line 5”

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”

25. The Unexpected, Line 2

“If one does not count on the harvest before planting . . . “ Don’t demand to be sure of the outcome before you start. Do what is right and the outcome will take care of itself. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… In times like this, The Unexpected is the rule, not the exception. We expected Covid-19 rates toContinue reading “25. The Unexpected, Line 2”

38. Opposition / Diversity

“Thus, amid all fellowship, the superior woman retains her individuality.” You don’t have to change yourself to get along with others. Likewise, you don’t have to see them as Opponents, someone who must be “defeated.” Seek harmony instead. ………………………………………………………………………………………… The differences in Eastern thought and Western thought are highlighted in this hexagram, which is theContinue reading “38. Opposition / Diversity”

Subordinate, Line 6

“The woman holds the basket, but there are no fruits in it.” You have accepted a Subordinate role, but you are just going through the motions. You’re not really working at it. Doing something just for appearances will leave you empty-handed. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Remember: The main message of Subordinate is, “The superior woman understands the transitoryContinue reading “Subordinate, Line 6”

42. Increase

“Increase. It furthers one to undertake something.“ The only way to get the Increase you seek is to work toward it. You will be aided, if you aid others. ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. Increase is the future of The Family. The main message of The Family was “When all members of a group fulfill their own roles andContinue reading “42. Increase”

52. Keeping Still, Line 3

Keeping her sacrum stiff. Dangerous. The heart suffocates. You need to be Still, not rigid. Being too rigid will lead to difficulty. You can only push your feelings down for so long before they explode, or die altogether. …………………………………………………………………………………………………… Are you the one in the family, or at work, trying to hold things together byContinue reading “52. Keeping Still, Line 3”