34. Great Power, Line 2

“Perseverance brings good fortune.” Your way forward is now clear. The most important thing is to keep going at a strong, steady pace. ……………………………………………………………… We received Great Power yesterday with only Line 2 as a changing line. We received it a few days before with four changing lines full of things you shouldn’t be doing.Continue reading “34. Great Power, Line 2”

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. ………………………………………………………………….. We received Power of the Great on Feb. 18, with changing lines 1, 3, 4, and 6. Today we receive it again, this time with onlyContinue reading “34. Power of the Great”

19. Approach

“Approach has supreme success.” A positive, beneficial time is Approaching. Use it wisely and it will carry you through times of less opportunity. ………………………………………………………………………………. Approach also means being open and willing to Approach new things. This is the future of The Turning Point. It can also mean Approaching a problem that has been annoying you.Continue reading “19. Approach”

24. The Turning Point, Line 2

“Quiet return. Good fortune.” Return always requires an act of conscious self-correction. Do not let your pride prevent you from getting back on the right track. Admit your mistake, do what you need to do, then let it go. ………………………………………………………………………………… Example: Let’s say you are a member of a social group. You lunch together, youContinue reading “24. 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. ………………………………………………………………….. What is the “darkness” that is casting a shadow over your life? A troubled relationship? A miserable job? The Book of Changes says: Life is about to get better.Continue reading “24. Turning Point”

8. Holding Together

“Holding Together brings good fortune.” Now is a time when finding and sustaining a community is of utmost importance. Don’t wait too long to join. ………………………………………………………… In the near future, you will need the support of a community of some kind, and they will need you. It may be your family, your friends, your workContinue reading “8. Holding Together”

20. Contemplation, Line 6

“To become free of blame.” We all make mistakes, and will continue to do so until we die. All you need to do to become “free of blame” is to learn the lesson your mistakes present, and change accordingly. ……………………………………………………………….. What mistake have you made that continues to haunt you? The Book of Changes says:Continue reading “20. Contemplation, Line 6”

20. Contemplation

“Full of trust they look up to her.” Spend some quiet time looking at your situation from all directions. When you do this, you will enlighten yourself. You will also be seen as an example to others. ……………………………………………………… In its hexagram form, Contemplation looks like a lighthouse. The image is that of a tower, fromContinue reading “20. Contemplation”

4. Youthful Folly

“At the first oracle I inform her . . . “ You will be entering a situation that is completely new to you. Admit your lack of knowledge and experience. Find a teacher and follow her advice. …………………………………………………………………….. Personally, I have found my teacher, and it is the I Ching, the Book of Changes. WhoContinue reading “4. Youthful Folly”

34. Great Power, Line 6

“Goat butts against a hedge — can’t go backward, can’t go forward. You have pushed yourself into a deadlock. Relax your position and withdraw quietly. ………………………………………………………………………………… Our final changing line says: You have misused the Great Power granted to you by the Universe, and now you are stuck. The main message promised Great Power ifContinue reading “34. Great Power, Line 6”