Wednesday, March 6, 2013

I Ching: Hexagram 14 - The Lines, Part 5

Six in the fifth place means:
He whose truth is accessible, yet dignified,
Has good fortune.


The situation is very favorable. People are being won not by coercion but by unaffected sincerity, so that they are attached to us in sincerity and truth. However, benevolence alone is not sufficient at the time of POSSESSION IN GREAT MEASURE. For insolence might begin to spread. Insolence must be kept in bounds by dignity; then good fortune is assured.
Translator of this version of the I Ching is Richard Wilhelm. If you missed any posts in this series, please utilize the I Ching label below.

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