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OBSTACLES

The upper trigram, K'AN, difficulty, blocks the progress of KEN, stillness, below. KEN meditates on the meaning of this obstacle.

It will be advantageous to see the great man!

When I received this hexagram, it was usually because my husband and I were at loggerheads (again), and I wanted to know why!

Obstacles told me that there were blockages regarding the object of my enquiry and if I wanted to overcome them, then I should try to emulate running water ... wait and build up strength to either flow over or around the obstacle, or move if from my path.

When receiving this hexagram without changing lines, it indicated that I would never have any great influence over the object of my enquiry, and as a result, I no longer relentlessly persued that issue of contention between us.

The issues, however, began to mount and before long, there was a long list of them, which was sad, because after a time, I realized that if I didn't break away, I would never be able to be 'me', but rather a shadow of him.






















 

About Amelia Robinson

I am the second eldest of five (all girls), and spent most of my growing years on an Orchard, where my father worked. Religion and Spirituality was talked about and sometimes followed, but not persistently. I always felt alone and try as I might, could never seem to find a relationship where I could give my love completely and not get hurt, until I had my children. My aunty once told me that I brought my kids up right because they love and that was the highest compliment anyone could say to me. Still floundering from relationship to relationship in search of 'true love', it wasn't until quite recently that I finally stumbled upon it - love for myself - in all its entirety ... more

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