30. Clarity, Line 3

” . . . loudly bewail the approach of old age. Misfortune.” Do not demand an end to one thing or the beginning of another. Accept that what is right comes in its own time. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Clarity about the realities of life will relieve you of a lot of pain and anxiety. Pissing and moaningContinue reading “30. Clarity, Line 3”

30. Clarity

“Brightness. Perseverance furthers.” Your flame burns bright. Cling to what fuels it: your Inner Truth. …………………………………………………………………………………………………. The term “Inner Truth” has no standard definition; it is used to mean who you really are, and what you really want to do. Of the Top Five Regrets of the Dying, according to nurse and author Bronnie Ware,Continue reading “30. Clarity”

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”

54. Subordinate

“The superior woman understands the transitory in the light of eternity.” You are in a Subordinate role, which causes you discomfort. Accept it for now. Focus on the long-term benefits of the relationship. This will see you through. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Ladies, I can hear you howling, “This is the same sexist advice women always get!” Well,Continue reading “54. Subordinate”

28. Great Load, Line 5

“A withered poplar puts forth flowers.” Don’t exhaust your energies by putting forth a public show of how well you are doing. This is a time to conserve your inner core. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Line 5 also says, “An older woman takes a husband. No blame. No praise.” Meaning: Nothing productive will come of it (children), soContinue reading “28. Great Load, Line 5”

28. Great Load, Line 4

“The ridge pole is braced . . . If there are ulterior motives . . . humiliation.” By being strong and correct, you have gained the support you need. If you become self-important, however, the situation will collapse. …………………………………………………………………………………………… Line 4 describes a further step in carrying a Great Load. You were warned in theContinue reading “28. Great Load, Line 4”

28. Great Load, Line 3

“The ridge pole sags to the breaking point.” There is as much “weight” on your shoulders as you can bear. Add even one more ounce of responsibility and you will collapse. Find a way to reduce your burdens — now. ………………………………………………………………………………………… Yes, this is pretty much exactly what yesterday’s main message said; one of theContinue reading “28. Great Load, Line 3”

43. Resolve, Line 6

“No cry. In the end, misfortune comes.” You may seem to have succeeded, but you must remain strong and correct. A silent attack may be coming. ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. You have your used your Resolve to point out a problem, and it seems to have worked — people are paying attention. Action is being taken. But .Continue reading “43. Resolve, Line 6”

59. Dispersion

“The wind drives over the water . . . “ A change will come, breaking up the ice that separates you from others. Strive for flexibility, acceptance, and balance. …………………………………………………………………………………………………… Dispersion is the future of Taming Power of the Small. It brings to mind the power of warm spring breezes to break up the hardContinue reading “59. Dispersion”