Guidance from the I Ching: 37 – Family

“There is an advantage in correct persistence. An enlightened person, therefore, has substance in their words and endurance in their behavior.”

Guidance from the I Ching: 51 – Shocking

“Shocking brings progress. Shocking comes with a terrible noise. Laughter and shouting with awesome glee, people are frightened for a hundred miles around. Yet, the sacrificial vessel is not lost. Repeated thunder forms the condition for Shocking. Therefore, the enlightened person, when badly frightened, seeks to improve themselves.”

Guidance from the I Ching: 3 – Difficulty

“Difficulty indicates progress and success through firm correctness. Action should not be undertaken lightly, and it is wise to seek help. This hexagram symbolizes lightning spewed forth by the clouds. The Superior Person busies themselves setting things in order.”

Guidance from the I Ching: 25 – Innocence

“Innocence brings exceptional progress. There is an advantage in correct persistence. If someone does not act appropriately, it would be a mistake. There is no advantage in moving towards a goal. The arousing rolls under the creative aligning all of matter with its natural state of Innocence. The ancient rulers, therefore, made a strong and proper alignment with the times, thus nourishing the outside world.”

Guidance from the I Ching: 42 – Increase

“Increase indicates an advantage in having undertakings and in crossing a big river. Thus, when the enlightened person sees a good deed, they improve their own at once; when they realize they are making a mistake, they correct it at once.”

Guidance from the I Ching: 56 – Traveling

“Traveling brings progress in small matters. Correct persistence when Traveling brings good fortune. An enlightened person, therefore, is clear-minded and careful when imposing penalties and does not allow disputes to detain them.”

Guidance from the I Ching: 13 – Community

“Community in the open brings progress. It is advantageous to experience the collective flow. There is further advantage in correct persistence. An enlightened person, therefore, recognizes their fellow person’s place in the outside world.”

Guidance from the I Ching: 31 – Influence

“Success. Perseverance furthers. Thus the superior person encourages people to approach them by their willingness to receive them.”

Guidance from the I Ching: 11- Peace

“Peace. The inferior is going. The superior is coming. There will be good fortune and progress. Heaven and earth unite- the image of Peace. A true leader, therefore, can benefit from the harmony between heaven and earth. They are able to organize and interpret cosmic events and, in doing so, help others.”

Guidance from the I Ching: 61 – Insight

“Insight moves even pigs and fishes. Good fortune. It is advantageous to experience the collective flow. There is further advantage in correct persistence. An enlightened person, therefore, negotiates in disputes and moderates rigid ideas.”

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