Episode 13 of the I Ching with Clarity podcast features an author who’s on the cusp of sending her book out into the world, just not quite sure why she doesn’t feel ready for this. Is this the time, or should she wait?
Yi gave her Hexagram 42, Increasing, changing at lines 5 and 6 to 24, Returning:
Line 5 is lovely:
‘True and confident, with a benevolent heart,Hexagram 42, line 5
No question: good fortune from the source.
Truth, confidence and benevolence are my own strength.’
Line 6… isn’t:
‘Absolutely no increase in this,Hexagram 42, line 6
Maybe someone strikes this one.
The heart’s foundation is not lasting,
What to make of the contrast, and the ‘scary’ line?
Here’s the episode –