11. Peace

“The small departs, the great approaches.” Peace is possible. Relationships may not change, but your attitude toward them will. Disagreements will “depart” as you realize their relative insignificance. You will be free to focus on the larger benefits of the association. …………………………………………………………………………………………………. What relationship do you have that is constantly in conflict? Spouse, mother, sister,Continue reading “11. Peace”

24. Return, The Turning Point, Line 2

“Quiet return. Good fortune.” Return always requires a conscious act of self-correction. Do not let your pride prevent you from getting back on track. Admit your mistake, do what you need to do, then let it go. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Alfred Huang calls this hexagram Turning Back. It’s a Turning Point, yes, but it’s always a TurningContinue reading “24. Return, The Turning Point, Line 2”

24. Turning Point

“The time of darkness is past.” You have reached a Turning Point, although you may not realize it yet. Rest assured, the worst is over. ………………………………………………………………………………………………… I hope this is a universal message about Covid. The world is ready for the Turning Point. What darkness have you been suffering from? A bad relationship? A miserableContinue reading “24. Turning Point”

38. Opposition

“Thus amid all fellowship the superior woman retains her individuality.” The Opposition you face may come from another person, or it may be two Opposing parts of yourself. Either way, only small steps will overcome it. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Where is your Opposition coming from? The Book of Changes says: Just because you are part of aContinue reading “38. Opposition”

14. Great Possessing, Line 3

“A princess makes offerings to the Son of Heaven.” If you are a truly superior person, you will offer your Great Possessing to a higher good. If you keep it to yourself, your pettiness will bring you nothing. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………. What is your Great Possessing? The Book of Changes says: If and when you receive aContinue reading “14. Great Possessing, Line 3”

14. Great Possessing

“Supreme success comes when you obey the benevolent will of heaven.” Your goals will be achieved if you pursue them with inner strength and outward clarity. Above all, your pursuit must be aligned with the greater good. ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. The Yi reminds us that there are many kinds of Great Possessing: of money, of power, butContinue reading “14. Great Possessing”

34. Power of the Great

“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. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Great Power is the future of Resolve. If you can maintain your Resolve, you will get a big boost from the Universe. The Book of ChangesContinue reading “34. Power of the Great”

43. Resolve, Line 5

“In dealing with weeds . . . “ Pulling up one weed — or ridding yourself of one negative action or thought — won’t be enough. You have your own row to hoe in the garden of life. Strengthen your Resolve to keep it weed-free. ………………………………………………………………………………………………. What is your “weed?” It could be actual weedContinue reading “43. Resolve, Line 5”

43. Resolve

“It must be announced truthfully. Danger.” Something is wrong, and you need to call attention to it. Not everyone will like that. Be careful. But do it. ………………………………………………………………………………………….. In your life, this could an outer or inner problem. An example of an outer problem requiring Resolve would be: You discovered your boss is stealing fromContinue reading “43. Resolve”

22. Grace

“In small matters, it is favorable to undertake something.” Pay attention now to the form — the Grace — of what you create: the correct position of your yoga, the placement of elements in your painting, the structure of your novel or poem. Make the form as inspiring and true as the content. ………………………………………………………………………………………………………. ThisContinue reading “22. Grace”