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”

39. Obstruction

“The superior woman seeks the error within herself.” Something is stopping you from moving forward. It is probably an error in your own thinking. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Obstruction is the future of our main message, Before Completion, which said you are near to completing a goal, and you need to be careful and cautious in your lastContinue reading “39. Obstruction”

64. Before Completion, Line 4

“Remorse disappears.” Now is the time to move forward. Your doubts and regrets will disappear. ………………………………………………………………………………………….. “Remorse: a gnawing distress arising from a sense of guilt for past wrongs.” Merriam-Webster further explains: “. . . remorse suggests prolonged and insistent self-reproach and mental anguish . . . “ You are very close to Completion ofContinue reading “64. Before Completion, Line 4”

56. The Wanderer

“You will be moving on.” Take care as you proceed in life not to enter into — or get dragged into — conflict that is not yours. You have what you need to succeed within you, no matter where life takes you. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. You will be moving into to a new environment or situation. BeContinue reading “56. The Wanderer”

4. Youthful Folly / Inexperience

“At the first oracle I inform her . . . “ You wish to enter into a situation that is completely new to you. Admit your lack of knowledge and experience. Find a teacher, and follow her advice. ………………………………………………………………….. Youthful Folly is the future of Splitting Apart. I prefer to call this hexagram Inexperience, whichContinue reading “4. Youthful Folly / Inexperience”

16. Enthusiasm

It furthers one to install helpers and to set armies marching. The Universe has great Enthusiasm for your plans. You will be aided. …………………………………………………………………………………………. Enthusiasm is the future of Difficulty in the Beginning. We were told to “install helpers” in the first changing line, and now, for the future, here is that advice again. TheContinue reading “16. Enthusiasm”

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

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”