Today: “Change your perception” – from the I Ching

Obstacles may be overcome by looking at them from a nw perspective.  Change your perception.

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

#39

When meeting an impasse, the Superior Person turns his gaze within, and views the obstacle from a new perspective.
Offer your opponent nothing to resist.
Let a sage guide you in this.
Good fortune lies along this course.
The Obstacle lies in obstinance.
An insistence on only one way of proceeding has brought things to an impasse.  You may either continue banging your head with irresistible force against this immovable object, or you might step back and survey this situation from a fresh perspective.

Meditation

Tao Te Ching – Verse 69

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