A Spirit Teacher explains I Ching 58 – Pleasing.
Yin and Yang symbolize the possible extremes of relationships between
Emotion and thought, or their blending together in harmony.
Lake over Lake represents emotional instability. Pleasing follows Wind and
Is moving toward Dispersal, and is now more or less midway between the two.
But, is The Way of Life we have chosen to follow today, narrow and focused, or<
Is it tending to bee too inflexible, or too wavering?
The Narrow Way, in the Wisdom Tradition, refers to a chosen path, not a
Rigid one. Also, any situation expressed in the I Ching, is whatever
Situation is presenting itself now, to the reader, or to the one for whom
The reading is given.
We each are, at any given time, part way between what was and what
May yet be. But, have we moved well ahead of where we were, or
Barely moved at all? Our progress, and our choices, will determine
How near or far we are from what was and what yet may be happening
In our lives.
That is fascinating insight but what does it have to do with Pleasing?
We please ourselves and pay the price.
Whatever, and we can never know what future price we will be
Required to pay.
So we need to consider carefully …