alert to the Creative, you meet with good fortune

 

If you are alert to the Creative,
you will meet with good fortune now.

 

This hexagram signals a time when the fundamental creative power of the universe is available to you. An unrestricted outpouring of benevolent energy from the heavens makes possible profound progress for those who are conscientiously following proper principles.

Frantic activity is not in order. Your responsibility instead is to be open and receptive to the Higher Power, allowing it to guide your actions. By allowing inferior thoughts and habits to pass away, you make room for an expansion of your superior qualities, which leads inevitably to good fortune. In your conduct with others, embody tolerance, reticence, and gentleness. Strive to meet others halfway in every situation. To overextend yourself, or require that of another, is to create an undesirable imbalance.

Your attitude toward the Sage is most important. Alertness and receptiveness are paramount. To receive the powerful assistance of the Creative, remain humble, patient, accepting, and responsive. Careful attention to truth brings vast rewards at this time.
 

from The I Ching, or Book of Changes

Hexagram 1, Ch’ien / The Creative

 

Further guidance from the
Wei Wu Wei Ching

 

The way
to enlightenment
is through emptiness.

Quiet the senses,
forget the body, abandon
concepts and control and contention.
Transform the mind into a pile of cool
ashes, and then do non-doing until
stillness permeates inside
and out.

In this
way you can be
illuminated by the clarity
and silence of the
Oneness.

 

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