Yi: Earthquake on New Year’s Day!

Uncertainty rules, impermanence is always present
Be true to the moment never the same twice
The outer world is changing, changing
the old normal will never return.
When going forward is not possible, do not force
but remain within familiar circles
the humble hearth of home
without fear or arrogance.

Cheerful (Lunar) New Year!

Today is traditional Buddhist New Year’s Day. This is the second new moon after the winter solstice. (Actually, that was yesterday but for some reason the scholars-that-be have proclaimed today The Day.) Am heading up to our cabin property in the hills and will cast the Yi for the year and publish it here later.Continue reading “Cheerful (Lunar) New Year!”

Yi Jing Query: How to be a creative, productive, successful writer

HEXAGRAMS (View pdf for the visual images of the hexagrams) Derived 31 Primary 49 Nuclears 44 (49,1 – 31 – 44) Trigrams *Below, Inner: : Fire Clarity, warmth, connection, passion Below Derived : Mountain Meditation, stillness, dignity, fruition Above, Outer: : Lake Joy, soft, reflections, beauty, imagination Below Nuclear: : Wind Patience, steps, penetration, humbleContinue reading “Yi Jing Query: How to be a creative, productive, successful writer”