By: James Byrd
A. Hexagram forty-four is Gou, or Coupling. Variations are Coming to Meet and Meeting. Its lower trigram is Xun: ground or wind, and its upper trigram is Qian: force or heaven.
B. The Judgment1. Coming to Meet. The maiden is powerful.
2. One should not marry such a maiden.
C. The Image1. Under heaven, wind:
a) The image of Coming to Meet.
b) Thus the prince act when disseminating his commands,
And proclaiming them to the four quarters of heaven.
II. My interpretation
So close to valentine to be stuck with the idea of not trusting the fidelity of another person's love life. To touch such a person would prove wrong. A strong and non-subornation person in any relationship. That's what love is, an equal partnership with one at the helm.
Although it feels like one is somewhat stuck, we need to pull ourselves forward because better days are on the way in. And as we move forward to meet upcoming days let us stay within the realms of probity possibilities and of good outcomes. Always remember most of the time you have to bow down to speak to people anyway, why not scale down to speak to people below your drift.
And remember that when it comes to common jesters towards the opposite end of the spectrum, always think "what would you not do?"
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