52. Keeping Still, Line 6

Noble-hearted keeping still. You will attain the inner peace you seek. All areas of your life will benefit. ………………………………………………………………………. Our final changing line says “You will gain inner peace.” This a very positive message, with no “advice” attached. What does that mean? Let’s recap this hexagram’s message from the start: The main message was: YouContinue reading “52. Keeping Still, Line 6”

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”

52. Keeping Still

She goes into her courtyard and does not see her people. No blame. You need to focus on yourself now. Practice meditation, yoga — whatever allows you to still your thoughts and calm your inner distress. There is no blame in not putting others’ needs first all the time. ……………………………………………………………………………………………. You’ve been doing a goodContinue reading “52. Keeping Still”

55. Abundance

Be like the sun at midday. You will have Abundance, but, like the sun, it will fade. Make the most of it while you can. …………………………………………………………………………………………………….. The future of Clarity is Abundance. This hexagram brings two messages: 1. There are many kinds of Abundance; and 2. Use this Abundance to carry you through the inevitableContinue reading “55. Abundance”

30. Clarity

“Firm attachment to what is correct brings success.” (Anthony & Moog) Your flame burns bright. Cling to what fuels it: Your Inner Truth. ……………………………………………………………….. Inner Truth is a broad concept, encompassing your truest hopes and dreams, as well as your personality, your orientation toward the rest of the world — pretty much every thing thatContinue reading “30. Clarity”

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. ……………………………………………………… What’s your “most pressing problem?” The Yi says: It can be overcome if you change the way you deal withContinue reading “40. Deliverance”

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. ……………………………………………………………………….. Are you exhausted? It is in no way your fault. In this time of the Covid pandemic, you are likelyContinue reading “47. Exhaustion”

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. …………………………………………………………………………. Yesterday’s reading said our future reading, today, would be Restraint, but Restraint doesn’t really capture the meaning of the message as a whole. Holding Firm says: You have a greatContinue reading “26. Holding Firm”

50. Establishing the New, Line 4

The legs of the ting (cauldron) are broken. You have not paid enough attention to the basics of life, and everything is in danger of spilling out. Straighten up! …………………………………………………………………………………………….. In some basic, fundamental way, you have failed to keep that which supports and steadies you in good condition. You may easily lose all thatContinue reading “50. Establishing the New, Line 4”

50. Establishing the New, Line 1

A ting with the legs upturned, furthers removal of stagnating stuff. Turn the ting — the Cauldron — of your Self upside down and get rid of old ideas that are holding you back. …………………………………………………………………….. Some history first: Traditionally called The Ting, or Cauldron, symbolizes a time with a fundamentally different, and New, way ofContinue reading “50. Establishing the New, Line 1”