10. Conduct

“ . . . treading on the tail of the tiger . . . “ You must tread carefully now. You are dealing with a very volatile individual. Proceed with caution and care, and the tiger will not bite. ………………………………………………………………….. Who is your “very volatile individual?” The most common answer is (big surprise!) The Boss.Continue reading “10. Conduct”

2. The Receptive

“Quiet perseverance brings good fortune.” Now is the time to be yielding and Receptive to new ideas. Do not try to lead, and do not try to go it alone. …………………………………………………………………….. The Receptive is the Future of our Main Message The Gentle Wind/ Proceeding Humbly, which told us we would find “Success through what isContinue reading “2. The Receptive”

57. Gentle Wind / Proceeding Humbly, Line 5

“No beginning, but an end.” The start of the current situation hasn’t been good, but you are coming to a time where you can influence things to a positive conclusion. …………………………………………………………………. Do you have a relationship you would like to improve? Have all your efforts so far gone unrewarded? It could be a romantic relationshipContinue reading “57. Gentle Wind / Proceeding Humbly, Line 5”

57. The Gentle Wind / Proceeding Humbly, Line 3

“Repeatedly Proceeding Humbly. Humiliation.” Too much focus on the inner workings of your mind, or dwelling on the past, will be harmful. Do not let it cripple your ability to move forward. …………………………………………………………………………………… Line 2 advised that we find the “hidden enemy” that is holding us back. Anxiety, fear, and impatience were the possibilities. TheContinue reading “57. The Gentle Wind / Proceeding Humbly, Line 3”

57. The Gentle Wind, Line 2

“Proceeding humbly under the bed.” A hidden enemy is present, most likely your own fear and anxiety. Bring it out in the open, and it will lose its power. ………………………………………………………………………. What is your “hidden enemy?” Fear and anxiety are common, but in this case it may be your patience — or lack thereof. The BookContinue reading “57. The Gentle Wind, Line 2”

57. Proceeding Humbly/The Gentle Wind

“Success through what is small.” You will get where you want to go only by taking slow, steady, small steps. Plot a straight path to your desired destination, and stay on it. …………………………………………………… I like to call this the Divi Divi hexagram. The Divi Divi tree is Aruba’s natural compass, always pointing in a southwesternContinue reading “57. Proceeding Humbly/The Gentle Wind”

The Well

“The town may be changed, but the well cannot be changed.” Circumstances around you will change, but your Inner Truth will always be there, like the clear water at the bottom of The Well. You must reach down deep and drink from it. ……………………………………………………………………. The Well is the Future of our Main Message, Inner Truth.Continue reading “The Well”

Inner Truth, Line 6

“Cockcrow penetrating to heaven. Misfortune.” When you find your Inner Truth, you don’t need to shout about it. Don’t attempt to talk others into your truth — it won’t work. Lead by example, and others will seek you out. ………………………………………………………………………. Our final Changing Line, Line 6, advises you not to be showy or pretentious aboutContinue reading “Inner Truth, Line 6”

Inner Truth, Line 3

” . . . now she sobs, now she sings . . . “ If your happiness depends on the actions of another, you will never find peace. Focus on your own path. ………………………………………………………………….. ” . . . if he would just _______, then everything would be okay. ” When I ran a domestic violenceContinue reading “Inner Truth, Line 3”

Inner Truth, Line 1

“If there are secret designs, it is disquieting.” Finding and living your Inner Truth depends on inner and outer honesty. If you have a hidden agenda, or are hedging your bets, in your relationships with others, it will cause misfortune. ………………………………………………………………………… Here’s a common example: Girl A wants to get closer to Boy B. BoyContinue reading “Inner Truth, Line 1”