Today: Keep you inner light- from the I Ching

When people of dark nature are in control, keep you inner light.  It will manifest subtly through your intentions and your works.  Do not be too obvious so as to attract attention and become a target for nefarious attacks.

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One must not unresistingly let himself be swept along by unfavourable circumstances, nor permit his steadfastness to be shaken. He can avoid this by maintaining his inner light, while remaining outwardly yielding and tractable. With this attitude he can overcome even the greatest adversities.
In some situations indeed a man must hide his light, in order to make his will prevail in spite of difficulties in his immediate environment. Perseverance must dwell in inmost consciousness and should not be discernible from without. Only thus is a man able to maintain his will in the face of difficulties.

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“Your habit in words and concept is to divide everything” Yogi Bhajan

“Your habit in words and concept is to divide everything. What is yours and what is mine? You never remember what is God’s and what is divine.” Yogi Bhajan
(via Ram Anand)

 

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Today: Don’t let inferior elements of your personality gain a foothold – from the I Ching

Do not let inferior elements of your personality gain a foothold through seduction or compulsion.  Do not surrender your dignity.

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The inferior man rises only because the superior man does not regard him as dangerous and so lends him power. If he were resisted from the first, he could never gain influence.
Although as a general rule the weak should not come to meet the strong, there are times when this has great significance. When heaven and earth come to meet each other, all creatures prosper; when a prince and his official come to meet each other, the world is put in order. It is necessary for elements predestined to be joined and mutually dependent to come to meet one another halfway. But the coming together must be free of dishonest ulterior motives, otherwise harm will result.

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