Saturday, May 24, 2008

Scary Day

Hexagram 62 is called "Thunder over the Mountain," and it means "preponderance of the small." It's not a time for big plans and enormous projects. It's more a time for the little things, like saying "please" and "thank you."

Pay attention to detail when there's thunder on the mountain.


Preponderance of the Small. Success.
Perseverance furthers.
Small things may be done; great things should not be done.
The flying bird brings the message:
It is not well to strive upward,
It is well to remain below.
Great good fortune

It helps to cultivate an attitude of acceptance at a time like this.


Thunder on the mountain:
The image of Preponderance of the Small
Thus in his conduct the superior man gives preponderance to reverence.
In bereavement he gives preponderance to grief.
In his expenditures he gives preponderance to thrift.

1 comment:

Joe said...

Sometimes we need to just take our time on things.