Today: ”Examine your intentions to see if they come from a personal agenda.  Look to purity within and align with your highest aspirations.” – a reading from the I Ching

Examine your intentions to see if they come from a personal agenda.  Look to purity within and align with your highest aspirations.

Read the text from Richard Wilhelm's and subsequent translations of the I Ching

#25

Man has received from heaven a nature innately good, to guide him in all his movements. By devotion to this divine spirit within himself, he attains an unsullied innocence that leads him to do right with instinctive sureness and without any ulterior thought of reward and personal advantage. This instinctive certainty brings about supreme success and “furthers through perseverance”. However, not everything instinctive is nature in this higher sense of the word, but only that which is right and in accord with the will of heaven. Without this quality of rightness, an unreflecting, instinctive way of acting brings only misfortune. Confucius says about this:
“He who departs from innocence, what does he come to? Heaven’s will and blessing do not go with his deeds.”

Meditation: LA935-980608- Connect the subconscious and intuition

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