Sunday, October 22, 2017

The Gaian Dragon I Ching : The Month of Control

Joan Baez - With God On Our Side (1965)

The Gaian Dragon I Ching Calendar

#52 : Control

External control in the world will go awry, when not matched with internal control of selfish desire.

Meditate. Hold onto a Universal perspective. Proceed step by step. Provide just what is needed. Gradually exert Control. Examine Character

Deliver what you promise. Draw a line. Exert Power. Make the Approach. Enable Happiness. Resolve Opposition

The more you try to control things, the more they get out of control

The Image

Embrace the Earth.

Strive for clarity.

Speak your Mind.

Learn to change.

The Inside

The Dragon rests. If everything is organized, this represents only a minor setback. Get Wise. The Butterfly finds pollen and nectar. Realize that you cannot mix good and bad company with any hope of success. Get Wise! Do not quarrel. State your case, and let things develop naturally. Pay attention. Pay attention. Use objectivity in the selection of assistants. No blame. Let the strength of your character speak for you, and do not believe everything that you see or hear. Be Real! It is easier to say you are sorry, than to ask for permission. Face disaster with clarity and courage. No blame.

The Outside

Recognize a good thing when you have it! Pay Attention! Do not be decieved by appearances. Be patient, and good fortune wull return. Look ahead. The fool depends upon force. The Wise cultivate equilibrium. Meditate. Evaluate people objectively on the basis of what they do. No Blame. Avoid evil people, and their influences. Be Aware. Try to resolve tensions after an argument. Good Fortune.

The Lines

Top : Be Aware : No good will come from simply going through the motions. Misfortune.

5 : Control the situation by accepting things as they are. Good Fortune.

4 : Wait for the right situation to develop. Good Luck.

3 : Do not lose control by selling yourself short. Be confident!

2 : In a difficult situation it is advantageous to pretend that you do not see everything that is going on. Play dumb!

1 : Fit into the situation by accepting things as they are. Good Fortune.

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Control's Circle of Friends

The Outside The Inside
Opposition

Character

Happiness

Gradually

Approach

Providing

Power

Gradually

Thunder

Following

Deliverance

Autumn


The Five Weeks of Control

Control : 0 through 5 Degrees

The Push : 6 through 11 Degrees

Repair : 12 through 17 Degrees

Restraint : 18 through 23 Degrees

Peace : 24 through 29 Degrees

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Monday, October 16, 2017

The Gaian Dragon I Ching : The Week of the Well

Waist Deep in the Big Muddy

The Gaian Draon I Ching Calendar

#26 : The Well

The Well nourishes everyone

Be available. Do not become a hinderance. Get rid of negative attitudes. Meditate regularly. Assume responsibility. Be Approachable

Do not give up before you even start. Clear the air. Make things plain. Display Character. Stick with the program. Flow like the Wind

Enable Kindness

The Image

Spread across the Earth

Rise to the occasion

Understand your motives

Express Love

The Inside

The Dragon remains calm. Do not aggravate the situation. Think! The Bees are cooperative. When the causes of separation lie within yourself, dissolve the narrow thinking which perpetuates the problem. Get wise! Do not depend upon illusions for support. Misfortune. It is wise to retreat from negative influences. Good luck. Strive always to be just & fair, and remember that you are responsible for the results. Be Realistic! Supreme Good Fortune comes, when the Sage approaches the Seeker. Be Kind!

The Outside

Persevere in creative projects for as long as the situation allows. Follow the Path of Truth. Be real. Be sensible. Face danger only when it is necessary. Be Careful. The Butterfly looks around. You must choose between a creative or a destructive way of life before moving on. Be aware! Everything will come together, if you will only put out an honest effort. Great Good Fortune! The Bees are persistent. Do not become intoxicated by success. Maintain the methods, organization & discpline that put you where you are. Think! Do not openly attack evil, when you are vulnerable, & lack influence. Danger!

The Lines

Top : The Wisdom of a Sage is available to all. Good Fortune grows as people make use of it. Learn something!

5 : The Bees are persistent. Listen, and you will find a constant Spring of Wisdom. Pay Attention!

4 : Be a Hermit, until you can organize your life & clear your Mind. No Blame.

3 : The Butterfly looks around. Persevere on the Path, despite a lack of recognition or encouragement. Look ahead.

2 : Talents & Gifts of the Mind have value only when they are used. Be Bold!

1 : Your life will have no value, if you give up without trying. Misfortune.

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The Well's Circle of Friends

The Outside The Inside
The Gentle

Approach

The Push

Bite Me!

Character

Retreat

Trouble

Oppression

The Block

Dispersion

Limitation

Opposition


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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Gaian Dragon I Ching : The Week of Waiting

John Mayer - Waiting On The World To Change

The Gaian Dragon I Ching Calendar

#58 : Waiting


Waiting gathers power while seeking opportunity.

Do not get in your own way. Do not argue over small matters. Hold your tongue. Listen to what people have to say. Be patient and persevering. Be grateful for assistance

Assist those who need help. Complete those little details now. Work within the Limitations. Take the long view. Be serene and practice Peace. Reward your friends

Creative Waiting generates accomplishments

The Image

Make things happen

Rise to the occasion

Understand your motives

Express Love

The Inside

The Dragon remains calm. Do not aggravate the situation. Think! Avoid conflicts which will involve the entire neighborhood. Be smart! Let yourself be known by the work that you do. Danger and Good Fortune! End conflict by coming to your senses. Good Fortune. Do not concern yourself with quick results. Arrange your affairs for sustained growth. Get Smart! After victory wise leaders should be put into positions of authority. The camp followers should be given a bonus! Be smart.

The Outside

Your life will have no value, if you give up without trying. Misfortune. The Dragon meets a closed door. Everyone must learn how to wait. Be patient. The Bees save for the future. Budget your resources or you will experience blame. Think. The Wise listen to advice. A fool cannot learn anything from anyone. Think. The Butterfly makes things complete. It is wise to unify forces in serving the common good. Supreme Good Fortune. Consolidate your position after succeeding with leverage, then take a rest. Meditate.

The Lines

Top : Keep you mind open to the leverage that will lead you from a bad situation into a good one. Success!

5 : The Butterfly makes things complete. Learn to enjoy the company of friends in difficult times. Good Fortune.

4 : Pay attention to advice, and you will not be isolated in the midst of struggle. Strive for clarity. Think!

3 : The Bees save for the future. Do not act rashly. Exercise caution, and you may still save the situation. Be Aware!

2 : The Dragon listens without comment. Avoid conflict, and cultivate internal strength. Meditate.

1 : Persevere in creative projects for as long as the situation permits. Follow the Path of Truth. Be Real.

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Waiting's Circle of Friends

The Outside The Inside
Leverage

The Movement

Peace

Progress

Breakthrough

Friends

Limitation

Conflict

Autumn

Conflict

The Well

Opposition


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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The Gaian Dragon I Ching : The Week of Leverage

The Singing Detective - Accentuate the Positive

The Gaian Dragon I Ching Calendar

#59 : Leverage

Leverage is the means for shifting the balance point of opportunity

Overcome fear. Recognize your mistakes. Strive for internal balance. Decide and follow through. Maintain perspective. Understand just how much really can be accomplished right now

Begin by knowing that change takes time. Take into account everyone's needs. Push for what is real and true. Make the connection. Exercise Restraint, and employ Restraints. This is what you have been waiting for

Use the force of opposition in deploying Leverage

The Image

Make things happen

Rise to the occasion

Understand your motives

Grow in Wisdom

The Inside

The Dragon remains calm. Do not aggravate the situation. Think! This is a good time to make a new beginning. Be creative! The Dragon makes no mistakes. Do not challenge fate in combat, unless you have no choice. Think! The Dragon's point of view is universal, and therefore clear to all. Radical changes succeed only when based solidly upon Truth. Be Real! Concentrate on your work, if you want to succeed. Good Luck! Do not succumb to anger when putting an end to trouble. Get wise!

The Outside

Do not hesitate now. Make a decision, & act upon it. Do something. Success comes from fostering harmony in the family, not from making quarrels. Good Luck. Maintain inner balance or your life will swing between joy and grief. Meditate. The Dragon leaps up in the air. Choose between pursuing your Path in private, or beginning a public career. Good Luck! The Bees understand the Pattern. Control the situation by going to the Heart of the matter. Good Fortune! Keep you mind open to the leverage that will lead you from a bad situation into a good one. Success!

The Lines

Top : Consolidate your position after succeeding with leverage, then take a rest. Meditate.

5 : The Bees understand the Pattern. A cooperative arrangement is beneficial to all concerned. Great Good Fortune.

4 : The Dragon thinks ahead. Explain your position with sincerity and discretion. Good Luck.

3 : Do not underestimate your opposition, or overestimate your strength. Be Aware.

2 : Do not expose yourself as a target before overwhelming force. Withdraw, and await the time for action. Think.

1 : Follow the Middle Way. Pursue your goals after organizing your methods. No blame.

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Leverage's Circle of Friends

The Outside The Inside
Waiting

Stupidity

Restraint

YES!

Creative

Change

Truth

Conduct

Family

Meeting

The Wind

Opposition


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