60. Limitation

“Limitation. Success.” Limiting your expenditures of time and money is the key to sustaining your success. Self-discipline and focus will be required. ……………………………………………………………………. Limitation is the Future of Waiting. The Book of Changes is saying: You will have to Wait before conditions improve. If you Limit your spending of both time and money during thisContinue reading “60. Limitation”

44. Temptation

“The inferior thing seems harmless and inviting.” Something is Tempting you. Beware. It is more dangerous than you can foresee. …………………………………………………………. The Well predicted supreme good fortune, an unusually positive message from the Book of Changes. You may well be feeling elated, happy and energized, ready to take on the world. Things are going soContinue reading “44. Temptation”

48. The Well, Line 6

“She draws from The Well without hindrance. Supreme good fortune.” There is nothing to stop you now. You may drink deeply from The Well of your Inner Truth. Being truly yourself is the best possible good fortune. …………………………………………………………………. Supreme good fortune! With Line 6, the Book of Changes says: You have done the “maintenance” workContinue reading “48. The Well, Line 6”

15. Modesty, Line 4

“Modesty in movement.” Don’t be concerned with how your actions look to others. Contribute your share, regardless of the recognition you receive. …………………………………………………………………………. It is not yet time for your star to shine. You need to follow your own path, step by Modest step. The Book of Changes says: Don’t be a poser. Don’t claimContinue reading “15. Modesty, Line 4”

15. Modesty, Line 3

“Modesty and merit carry things to conclusion.” Do not indulge in self- congratulation or anticipation of a favorable outcome. Simply stay on your path. ……………………………………………………………………………. Things are going well. In some sphere of your life, the outcome you desire most appears to be a genuine possibility. For example, perhaps the promotion you’ve been working towardContinue reading “15. Modesty, Line 3”

61. Inner Truth, Line 3

” . . . now she sobs, now she sings . . . “ If your happiness depends on the actions of others, you will never find peace. Focus on your own Inner Truth. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. For five years I (Susan Lee) ran a shelter for survivors of domestic violence. Being more or less totally emotionallyContinue reading “61. Inner Truth, Line 3”

61. Inner Truth, Line 2

“A crane calling in the shade.” Whatever your Inner Truth is, it will be communicated to others, whether you think it is visible or not. Don’t try to hide it. Own it and embrace it. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Your Inner Truth is the crane, a bird calling from the shadows. It may be hidden from direct sight,Continue reading “61. Inner Truth, Line 2”

25. The Unexpected

“Under heaven thunder rolls.” Change comes from an unexpected direction. Success will be yours when you meet it with simple openness. There is no need to fear. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… A really big change is coming your way. It’s something you never even considered, something for which you are totally unprepared. The Yi says: Don’t try toContinue reading “25. The Unexpected”

28. Great Load, Line 4

“The ridge pole is braced . . . If there are ulterior motives . . . humiliation.” By being strong and correct, you have gained the support you need. If you become self-important, however, the situation will collapse. …………………………………………………………………………………………… Line 4 describes a further step in carrying a Great Load. You were warned in theContinue reading “28. Great Load, Line 4”

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”