Life Is What It Is
Spirit shares I Ching wisdom.
Today’s experience along the way is expressed by
Hexagram 50 – The Cauldron. Fire is above Wind.
Wind would certainly agitate Fire. But, why is
the situation referred to as a cauldron?
The sixth or top line is yang, and is as a lid,
while the first, or bottom line is yin, and is
as a pair of legs that form the base of the body
of the pot.
So yang keeps a lid on yin?
Yes. Intellect must rule over emotion.
Another Universal Law?
But, it doesn’t make sense.
In what way?
How could yang do anything without yin?
Then, why must intellect rule emotion?
Intellect rules emotion only in the sense
It has more sense?
So, if intellect rules and yet can do nothing
of value …
It can do nothing, period, without yin;
of value or otherwise.
So, we need both intellect and emotion?
How do they relate to each other?
As husband and wife.
Or as man and woman?
That isn’t the same.
In what way is it not, if men are superior?
Men are not superior.
Then, please explain.
Husband and wife is a relationship between
Are you ready?
I think so.
Then, here it is. Every team or group requires
a leader to direct it, if that team, group, society,
or married couple share a common goal. We each
contribute what we are best able to contribute,
depending upon our natural attributes, knowledge,
skills, and potentials.
And women are designed to keep the home fires burning?
A lot of women, myself included, would call you
a male chauvinist.
Names do not change reality. Life is what it is.
Until it changes?
It never changes from being Life.