Spirit explains I Ching Hexagram 4 – Immaturity.
The journey of our life begins with creation;
individual and collective.
Creativity (hexagram 1) is an essential attribute
of our unique essence.
Receptivity (hexagram 2) to inspiration, both from
without and within, provides us with opportunities
to express our individual uniqueness.
Difficulty (hexagram 3) in the early stages of
our development is to be expected.
Immaturity (hexagram 4) never lasts forever.
Sooner or later we each progress in our
Who chooses our direction, and to where?
Our chosen direction chooses itself.
How is that possible?
It is the only way possible.
Why did you not ask about the role of
so-called free will?
I have learned enough from you to accept
that free will is limited to available
options and that even then we my not be
aware of future choices each option
may require of us.
So, please explain how our chosen direction
The future is as the past in that it develops
from how we live here and now.
There always was a here and now?
Then, the direction we think we are choosing,
if we do consider the choices we make, are
a direct result of how we got to where
we now are?
Then, how can we begin to intentionally choose
where we want to go?
First, by intentionally choosing to be where
you now are.
What choice is there to make?
Accepting responsibility for how you arrived
where you are.
Determine to develop a more mature outlook
on life in general, and your own life,
And, to let go of all that we know
holds us back?
And those who seem to hold us back?
Unhealthy relationships hold us back,
not unhealthy people. They need us
to accept them as they seem to be,
without pretending that we are where
they are or that they are where
we are, or need and intend to go.
How does one do that?
Release your hold on the past;
not the people in your past.
Then, we move on without necessarily
It doesn’t sound too easy.
Life isn’t meant to be too easy.