48. The Well

“The town may be changed, but the well cannot be changed.” Your circumstances will change, but your Inner Truth is always there, like the clear water at the bottom of The Well. You must reach down deep and drink from it. ……………………………………………………………………….. The world is in chaos right now, with Covid and multiple natural disastersContinue reading “48. The Well”

9. Taming Power of the Small

“The taming power of the small has success.”. You are restrained in pursuit of what you want. Small steps succeed. Pushing won’t. …………………………………………………………… Taming Power of the Small is the future of the Power of the Great. Using Great Power didn’t work; you just pushed yourself deeper into the struggle. Let’s say you want aContinue reading “9. Taming Power of the Small”

34. Power of the Great, Line 6

“Goat butts against a hedge — can’t go backward, can’t go forward.” You have pushed yourself into a deadlock. Relax your position and withdraw quietly. ……………………………………………………………….. Line 6 is our last changing line in the tale of the goat and the hedge. Our main message, Great Power, said a time of great power has arrived.Continue reading “34. Power of the Great, Line 6”

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”

34. Great Power, Line 4

“The hedge opens — no entanglement.” Quiet and steady effort clears the way for you to advance. ………………………………………………………………. Are you asking yourself, “What the hell does a hedge have to do with anything?” Well, in the Book of Changes, sometimes the six Changing Lines tell a story. In Great Power, the story begins in LineContinue reading “34. Great Power, Line 4”

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”