46. Pushing Upward

“Pushing Upward has supreme success.” Now is the time to focus on small — but steady — efforts. You must “heap up small things to achieve something great.” …………………………………………………………………………………………….. Our Main Message was Peace; Pushing Upward is the Future. Achieving inner Peace will allow you to maintain your focus on what matters most to you.Continue reading “46. Pushing Upward”

11. Peace, Line 1

“When grass is pulled up, the sod comes with it.” Your roots are strong and correct. If you act now, you can have great influence. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Are you thinking of making a major move? Like asking out the Cute Guy in Accounting? Or quitting your job? The Book of Changes says: Not only will youContinue reading “11. Peace, Line 1”

30. Clarity

“Fire over fire — that which is bright rises twice.” Your flame burns bright. Cling to what fuels it: your Inner Truth. ……………………………………………………………………………………….. The future of Keeping Still is Clarity. This hexagram has a dual meaning; it means “attachment” as well as “brightness.” The Book of Changes says: By Keeping Still and focusing on yourselfContinue reading “30. Clarity”

52. Keeping Still

“She goes out in her courtyard and does not see her people. No blame.” You need to focus on yourself now. Practice yoga, meditation — 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. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Keeping Still signals aContinue reading “52. Keeping Still”

36. Darkening of the Light, Line 5

“. . . as with Prince Chi. “ Prince Chi could not withdraw from the court of the tyrant Chou Hsin. It is the same with you — whether it’s your family, your relationship, your job, your social circle — you are stuck where you are for now. Maintain your Inner Truth. ……………………………………………………………………………………… Our finalContinue reading “36. Darkening of the Light, Line 5”

36. Darkening of the Light

“The light has sunk into the earth.” The sun continues to shine, even when our spot on earth is in shadow. It is the same for you. You must keep your inner light shining through a dark time. It will pass. …………………………………………………………………………. Hard times are upon us, but they will not last forever. The earthContinue reading “36. Darkening of the Light”

46. Pushing Upward, Line 1

“Pushing Upward that meets with confidence.” Effort driven by the right motives will succeed. If you are doing “the right thing,” go for it! ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Line 1 was the only changing line we received. After receiving Pushing Upward three times — count ’em, 3 — in recent days, the Book of Changes has only oneContinue reading “46. Pushing Upward, Line 1”

46. Pushing Upward

“Pushing Upward has supreme success.” Now is the time to focus on small — but steady — efforts. You must “heap up small things to achieve something great.” ……………………………………………………………………….. Whoa! This is getting spooky! If you read this blog every day, you will know that we have received Pushing Upward as our Future message withContinue reading “46. Pushing Upward”

45. Pushing Upward

“Pushing Upward has supreme success.” Now is the time to focus on small — but steady efforts. You must “heap up small things to achieve something great.” ………………………………………………………………………………. Does this advice sound familiar? It should. It’s the same Future message we got with our previous Main message. Then it was the future of Modesty; todayContinue reading “45. Pushing Upward”

15. Modesty, Line 2

“Modesty that comes to expression.” Your devotion to the right path will be tested. It will require action, as well as the right mental attitude. ……………………………………………………………………………….. What is “the right path” for you? It can be a shared set of beliefs, like Buddhism or Christianity; or it can be your own personal path, like beingContinue reading “15. Modesty, Line 2”