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
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