Saturday, July 30, 2016

Forest of Changes Verse for 30-JUL-2016

Yi Dao Morning Reading: Hexagram 39, line 2. Jiao Shi Yi Lin 39 - 48.

Forest of Changes verse for today:

39 - 48

Pack on back, abandoning the comforts of home.
Leaving a chaotic society behind.
Never taking office,
Maintaining a private purity to the end.


Friday, July 29, 2016

Forest of Changes Verse for 29-JUL-2016

Yi Dao Morning Reading: Hexagram 44, line 5. Jiao Shi Yi Lin 44 - 32.

Forest of Changes verse for today:

44 - 32

Fog and mist,
Snow and frost,
A dusky sun.
The Yin corruption sets in and diseases arise,
Great harm to the crops.


Thursday, July 28, 2016

Forest of Changes Verse for 28-JUL-2016

Yi Dao Morning Reading: Hexagram 64, judgment text. Jiao Shi Yi Lin 62 - 64.

Forest of Changes verse for today:

62 - 64

“In the Sixth Month” and “Gathering the Millet”,
Expeditions against those without the Dao.
Zhang Zhong and Fang Shu,[1]
Both are feted after their victory.


[1]  This verse refers to two punitive expeditions described in the Book of Songs, Mao 177 and 178. The heros of them, Zhang Zhong and Fang Shu, were feted as heros on their return.