Monday, December 5, 2016

Forest of Changes Verse for 05-DEC-2016

Yi Dao Morning Reading: Hexagram 43, judgment text. Jiao Shi Yi Lin 43 - 46.

Forest of Changes verse for today:

43 - 46

Crafty and dishonest,
His story changes back and forth.
He mumbles under his breath,[1]
His words cannot be known.


[1] Literally ‘like turtle grunts’.



Sunday, December 4, 2016

Forest of Changes Verse for 04-DEC-2016

Yi Dao Morning Reading: Hexagram 20, line 4. Jiao Shi Yi Lin 20 - 62.

Forest of Changes verse for today:

20 - 62

Chaos in every direction,
Peril left and right.[1]
Not moving forward,
Not leaving his own country.
Staying whole,
Depending on himself for good fortune.


[1] Literally ‘east and west’.


Saturday, December 3, 2016

Forest of Changes Verse for 03-DEC-2016

Yi Dao Morning Reading: Hexagram 35, judgment text. Jiao Shi Yi Lin 35 - 35.

Forest of Changes verse for today:

35 - 35

Melting weapons to make plows,
The oxen and horses are put to pasture.
Arms and armor are stowed away, 
Husbands and wives are reunited.