A spirit teacher shares His understanding of
I Ching 39 – Halting.
Water is above Mountain.
On high mountain tops, water expressing itself
as ice or snow can temporarily resist
its natural tendency to flow downhill. But,
it will never lose its potential to move,
and will do so, when and if it can.
The text seems to relate to human activities.
The text always relates to human activities.
Then, natural forces are used to express
Human activities express natural forces.
Does that suggest we should accept that
some situations require us to halt?
In the sense that we cannot move forward.
Retreat is always an option.
But if we are moving in a direction
we believe in, why would we consider
A Spirit Teacher shares His understanding of
I Ching Hexagram 2 – The Receptive.
There is no Yang in The Receptive. It is Yin
All the way from bottom to top.
This contrasts with Hexagram 1 – The Creative,
Which is Yang all the way.
The Creative represents Heaven and
The Receptive represents Earth.
Each serves its own unique function, and yet,
each requires the other.
Power and flexibility working together?
Power and flexibility require each other.
Neither can achieve much without the other.
Then, cooperation is desirable?
Cooperation is a prerequisite to achieving
Anything worth achieving.
What Universal Law would express this idea?
It is more than an idea; it is reality.
Then, what Universal Law would express or
Explain this reality.
Realities do not require explanation They are.
Is this reality expressed with a Universal Law?
The Law of One.
The Law of One?
There is no unity within diversity.
But there is or can be diversity within unity?