Today: “If there is anything you need to accomplish, the time is now.  You have every means of power at your disposal.” – from the I Ching

If there is anything you need to accomplish, the time is now.  You have every means of power at your disposal.
Do not confront opposition on its own terms.  Stay connected with your cause and focused on the goal.  Do not react to those who would resist or demean you.
Not compromising, you will be an inspiration to all.

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

#1 Line 6, #43

Heaven in constant motion.  With the strength of the dragon, the Superior Person steels himself for ceaseless activity.  
Productive Activity.
Potent Influence.
Sublime Success if you keep to your course.
The time for action has come.  You now have the focus and the stamina necessary for accomplishing great tasks.  The path before you is being cleared and reward lies ahead.
When a man seeks to climb so high that he loses touch with the rest of mankind, he becomes isolated, and this necessarily leads to failure. This line warns against titanic aspirations that exceed one’s power. A precipitous fall would follow.
A Deluge from Heaven: The Superior Person rains fortune upon those in need, then moves on with no thought of the good he does.
our iron will must come to the forefront now.
It will take great personal determination to resolve the situation in question.
Your adversary would love to force you into an angry display.  That would legitimize his opposition to you.  Such a berserker rage would drag you down to his level. You must resolutely take a public stand against what he represents, but refuse to engage him.
Without compromise, you show others the way to higher ground.

Meditation

Tao Te Ching – Verse 18

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