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”

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”

49. Renewal/Revolution

“On your own day, you are believed.” The time is here, or coming soon, when your point of view will be accepted and fully appreciated. Supreme success is possible. ………………………………………………………………………………………… Renewal is our new hexagram. Receiving it means real, significant change is now possible. The Yi says: You have been trying to convince someone ofContinue reading “49. Renewal/Revolution”

4. Youthful Folly

At the first oracle I inform her . . . You wish to enter 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 Inner Truth. As our main message, Inner Truth told us “By livingContinue reading “4. Youthful Folly”

11. Peace

The small departs, the great approaches. Peace is possible. Relationships may not change, but your attitude toward them will. Small disagreements will “depart” as you realize their relative insignificance. You will be free to focus on the larger benefits of the union. ……………………………………………………………………………… The future of Modesty is Peace. The Yi says: A time isContinue reading “11. Peace”

15. Modesty

“Modesty creates success. The superior woman carries things through.“ Are you being realistic about what you want? Expecting too much, too soon insures that you will “fail.” Modesty, coupled with perseverance, will get you where you want to go. ………………………………………………………………………………………….. Modesty means “being moderate in the estimation of one’s abilities.” Overnight success is what youContinue reading “15. Modesty”