Today: “Abuse of power must be called out.  The bad actors must be exposed for their misdeeds and replaced.” – from the I Ching

Abuse of power must be called out.  The bad actors must be exposed for their misdeeds and replaced.  Wait for massive dissent.  Then the way will be clear for change.

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#49

A revolutionary Change must be made forcibly.  There is no negotiating with the Established Order.
Perfect timing is essential.
Let the abuse of power become apparent and oppressive to those around you before making your move.  Lay the groundwork, sow the seeds for Revolution without tipping your hand prematurely.  You will need a strong foundation, because you will have to bring about this necessary change alone.  You cannot count on popular support, so you must wait until there is massive dissent.
Then the avenue for your assault will be cleared.

Meditation

Tao Te Ching – Verse 16

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 16 – Empty your mind of all thoughts. Let your heart be at peace. Watch the turmoil of beings, but contemplate their return.

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Empty your mind of all thoughts.
Let your heart be at peace.
Watch the turmoil of beings,
but contemplate their return.

Each separate being in the universe
returns to the common source.
Returning to the source is serenity.
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