34. Great Power

“Energy in harmony with the movement of heaven.” A time of Great Power has arrived. Your inner strength and outward actions will combine to make significant achievement possible. ………………………………………………………………………………………. Our new main message is Great Power. Receiving it signals a time when you can move forward and be confident you can create great things. WhyContinue reading “34. Great Power”

40. Deliverance

“Thunder and rain set in: the image of Deliverance.” A major change in your approach to your most pressing problem will clear the air and allow a fresh start. Forgive others — and yourself. …………………………………………………………………………………… Deliverance is the future of Exhaustion. The Book of Changes says: Don’t wait for rescue to come to you. YouContinue reading “40. Deliverance”

47. Exhaustion, Line 5

“ . . . oppression at the hands of the man with the purple kneebands.” You are being oppressed, even by those who have a duty to help you. All you can do is maintain your inner strength, and wait. ………………………………………………………………………………………….. I love Line 5 because of the “purple kneebands.” In ancient China, purple kneebandsContinue reading “47. Exhaustion, Line 5”

47. Exhaustion

“When one has something to say, it is not believed.” Your inner resources are Exhausted through no fault of your own. Let go of trying to force your own solution on the problem. Rest. …………………………………………………………………. Does this advice sound familiar? It’s the same hexagram we received yesterday, as the future of Before Completion. This isContinue reading “47. Exhaustion”

47. Exhaustion

“When one has something to say, it is not believed.” Your inner resources are exhausted, through no fault of your own. Let go of trying to force your own solution on the problem. Rest. …………………………………………………………………………………………. As the future of 64. Before Completion, Exhaustion suggests your efforts will come to naught. The Book of Changes says:Continue reading “47. Exhaustion”

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

” . . . 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”