26. Holding Firm

“The taming power of the great.” Hold yourself together. Hold still. Hold firm. Great power resides within you, but you need to control it. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Here the Book of Changes is saying: A time has arrived when you can have a big impact. You have the ability to do something significant, but it will dependContinue reading “26. Holding Firm”

20. Contemplation

“Full of trust they look up to her.” Spend some quiet time looking at your situation from all directions. When you do this, you will enlighten yourself; you will also be seen as an example to others. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Contemplation is the future of Union, our current main message. The Book of Changes said you needContinue reading “20. Contemplation”

8. Union, Line 6

“She finds no head for holding together. Misfortune.“ You may have missed the right moment to form a new or deeper relationship. If you continue to hesitate devoting yourself completely, there will be misfortune. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. The main message of Union was “Holding together brings good fortune.” Our only changing line suggests you had the opportunityContinue reading “8. Union, Line 6”

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. …………………………………………………………………………………………. “You win some, you lose some.” “Sometimes you get the elevator, sometimes you get the shaft.” RightContinue reading “23. Splitting Apart”

49. Renewal/Revolution

“On your own day, you are believed.” The time is here, or coming soon, when your point of view will be accepted and fully appreciated. Supreme success is possible. ………………………………………………………………………………………… Renewal is our new hexagram. Receiving it means real, significant change is now possible. The Yi says: You have been trying to convince someone ofContinue reading “49. Renewal/Revolution”

45. Gathering, Line 2

“Letting oneself be drawn . . . “ Do you feel yourself being drawn to a particular person, or to a group, or lifestyle? Do not fight this attraction. The Wilhelm translation says, “There are secret forces at work, leading together those who belong together.“ ………………………………………………………………….. Changing Line 2 is our only changing line toContinue reading “45. Gathering, Line 2”

59. Dispersion

The wind drives over the water . . . A change will come, breaking up the fog separating you from others. Strive for flexibility, acceptance, and balance. ………………………………………………………………….. Dispersion is the future of Temptation. Changing Line 6 told you not to confront or contend over issues that are not personally important to you. If youContinue reading “59. Dispersion”

14. Great Possession, Line 1

If one remains conscious of the difficulty . . . Things are going well for you, or they will be, if you are following “the benevolent will of heaven.” This will continue if you are realistic about the situation and remain mindful of the difficulties. …………………………………………………………………. Receiving Great Possession as the main message indicates goodContinue reading “14. Great Possession, Line 1”