Today: You have awesome power at your disposal – from the I Ching

You have awesome power at your disposal as long as you are in alignment with the cosmic rhythms.  Do not flout it.  Do not entangle yourself in useless quarrels with ignorant people.  Give up your expectations of others.  Merely proceed on a righteous course which will carry the day.

Read the text from Richard Wilhelm's translation of the I Ching
Thunder – electrical energy – mounts upward in the spring. The direction of this movement is in harmony with that of the movement of heaven. It is therefore a movement in accord with heaven, producing great power. However, true greatness depends on being in harmony with what is right. Therefore in times of great power the superior man avoids doing anything that is not in harmony with the established order.
Making a boast of power leads to entanglements, just as a goat entangles its horns when it butts against a hedge. Whereas an inferior man revels in power when he comes into possession of it, the superior man never makes this mistake. He is conscious at all times of the danger of pushing ahead regardless of circumstances, and therefore renounces in good time the empty display of force.
…a time in which tensions and complications begin to be eased. At such times we ought to make our way back to ordinary conditions as soon as possible 
These periods of sudden change have great importance. Just as rain relieves atmospheric tension, making all the buds burst open, so a time of deliverance from burdensome pressure has a liberating and stimulating effect on life. One thing is important, however: in such times we must not overdo our triumph. The point is not to push on farther than is necessary. Returning to the regular order of life as soon as deliverance is achieved brings good fortune. If there are any residual matters that ought to be attended to, it should be done as quickly as possible, so that a clean sweep is made and no retardations occur.

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