Today: Justice will be delivered – from the I Ching

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Justice will be delivered.  The current condition of chaos and disunity has revealed itself and run its course.  The obstacles have been recognized, and now it is up to courageous individuals to reverse the trend.

The text reads:
“When an obstacle to union arises, energetic biting through brings success. This is true in all situations. Whenever unity cannot be established, the obstruction is due to a talebearer and traitor who is interfering and blocking the way. To prevent permanent injury, vigorous measures must be taken at once. Deliberate obstruction of this sort does not vanish of its own accord. Judgement and punishment are required to deter or obviate it.
There are great obstacles to be overcome, powerful opponents are to be punished. Though this is arduous, the effort succeeds. But it is necessary to be hard as metal and straight as an arrow to surmount the difficulties. If one knows these difficulties and remains persevering, he attains good fortune. The difficult task is achieved in the end.
Recourse to law and penalties overcomes the disturbances of harmonious social life caused by criminals and slanderers.”

Upon a return to normalcy, nourish what is important.  Be careful what goes in and comes out of your mouth.  Nourish yourself as you do those in need.

The text reads:
“In bestowing care and nourishment, it is important that the right people should be taken care of and that we should attend to our own nourishment in the right way. If we wish to know what anyone is like, we have only to observe on whom he bestows his care and what sides of his own nature he cultivates and nourishes. Nature nourishes all creatures. The great man fosters and takes care of superior men, in order to take care of all men through them.”

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