"Influence" is changing to "Gradual Progress"
Above, we see I Ching hexagram #31 transforming to hexagram #53 with a total of 2 changing lines.
In this changing hexagram, the transition occurs only in the upper trigram during the shift from #31 to #53.
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The starting hexagram #31 is composed of the upper trigram of Lake positioned above the lower trigram of Mountain.
The following transformed hexagram, #53, deconstructs into a newly transformed upper trigram of Wind positioned above a preserved lower trigram of Mountain.
The starting hexagram #31:
The meaning of hexagram #31
We are all interconnected and we all affect each other's lives. This hexagram symbolizes the power each of us has to support one another, change and charm one another. This is a time to cooperate and connect. The deeper and broader meaning of relationships comes into play as one explores the ways that friends and lovers change each other. This will be a time when you easily bring someone new into your life. You can understand your lover/partner/co-worker by studying them and their movements. Win their approval with your loyalty and steadfast vision.
The changing lines between hexagram 31 and hexagram 53
Changing line #4
"Letting the Heart Influence"- The true and quiet power of one's own inner heart and nature ensures the best influence upon others. Be true, firm and loving in yourself and there will be good fortune.
Changing line #6
"Being Real"- This is a time when sincerity is extremely powerful. Notice how you talk and how others talk. Always remember that spoken words are potent and influential
The future hexagram #53:
The meaning of hexagram #53
Like a young sapling slowly reaching toward the sky, this hexagram portends an incremental process toward new achievements. This is a time to put all your energy and attention directly on the step you are currently on. Too frequently we focus on the final destination without focusing on all the fascinating destinations along the way. Let each step be its own adventure and it's own goal. Now is the time to focus on today. Tomorrow will still come.
For more about hexagram #53, including changing lines for #53 visit the main hexagram #53 page.
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