A spirit teacher shares His understanding of timeless
wisdom expressed within the I Ching Hexagram 56 – Travel.
Fire is over Mountain. Fire is Yin and Mountain is Yang.
Fire will move when it can but Mountain is usually stable.
Travel builds on Abundance (55) and prepares a foundation
for Wind (57), in keeping with the endless progression of
life experiences of cause followed by effect, followed by
Abundance risks developing into stagnation or restlessness.
What does one do with one’s life after one has achieved
enough and has accumulated enough of society’s rewards to
almost satisfy one’s soul, and yet feel that something is
Perhaps it’s time to dare to open our eyes and to dare to
allow ourselves to accept that material wealth and even
physical health can become as a trap that limits our growth
and our incentive to move beyond the confines of conventional
limits of awareness
We seem to intuitively know that if we will allow ourselves
to see, there are worlds beyond worlds waiting for us to
Wow! Are we talking about possible future lives?
There are no future lives. There is, was, and always will
be only one life to live and to liveor.
Spirit shares His understanding of Hexagram 53 – Gradual Progress,.
“Gradual Progress follows Mountain (52) in the continuous progression of the hexagrams, and leads to Marrying a Young Woman (54). Wind is over Mountain; yang is over yin, and lines two and five are in perfect harmony with each other. Yang is on the fifth line of leadership and yin is on the second line, in a centered and balanced support position.
An easy path to follow is no challenge to our physical, emotional, intellectual, or spiritual potential capacities for growth. Physical muscles require exercise in order to expand. Emotional and/or mental stress is a similar process to exercise, and can contribute to emotional, intellectual, and spiritual expansion. Of course, as with physical exercise, too much stress defeats its purpose. A mountain can express an end-of-the-line kind of obstruction, or no more than a challenge to our progress.”
“Is there a personal message for me?”
“Yes. Stop complaining, and keep moving forward and upward. Gradual progress is still progress.”
Today’s I Ching – 5 – Waiting
Water above, Heaven below
Waiting follows Immaturity in the order of the Hexagrams.
Immaturity is a necessary stage of growth
In all forms of life; including plants and people.
Farmers learn to recognize the stage of development of
Their plants and animals, and nourish them accordingly.
Teachers are as farmers in this respect.
I don’t ask what this reading says to me. He must think
That I am more mature than I feel.