"Family" is changing to "Youthful Inexperience"
In the illustration seen here, we see I Ching hexagram #37 transforming to hexagram #4 with a total of 4 changing lines.
In this transformation, both the upper and lower trigrams are seen transitioning from #37 to #4.
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The initial hexagram #37 breaks down into the upper trigram of Wind over the lower trigram of Fire.
The second transformed hexagram, #4, can be broken down into a transitioned upper trigram of Mountain over a transitioned lower trigram of Water.
The starting hexagram #37:
The meaning of hexagram #37
This hexagram reminds us that our relationships with family and friends can provide us with insight. We see reflections of ourselves in our relationships with those around us. Family is a microcosm. We must observe the ties we have with our family members and understand our place in the family to gain perspective on ourselves. Who holds authority in your family? Who plays the part of a follower? In which directions does love flow or not flow? Observe all aspects of family life. Valuable nuggets of insight are available now.
The changing lines between hexagram 37 and hexagram 4
Changing line #1
"Creating Order"- To bring strength to the family as a whole, establishing rules of conduct and attitude is beneficial.
Changing line #2
"Nourishing Everyone"- Whether or not there is a central bread winner, a family that evenly divides the chores and duties will forge a stronger bond.
Changing line #3
"Solidifying through Arguments"- When tempers flare, and you feel separate from your family, don't assume rupture is all that there is. With any family argument, a door has actually been flung open, offering a path toward deeper closeness to the tribe. What may seem like a dividing gap is really a bridge to a deeper connection. Make amends and see that you can count on your family in times of need.
Changing line #5
"Trust Fosters Connectivity"- Whether you are a leader or a follower in the family, trust is what matters most. The kids must trust the adults, the adults must trust the kids, and the couple must trust each other. Trust brings true wealth to even the poorest family.
The future hexagram #4:
The meaning of hexagram #4
Inexperience is a double edged sword. It leads one to make mistakes, but the mistakes are necessary in order to learn. Do not feign knowledge. Seek out experience and ask what you do not know. Over time, all gaps in knowlege will be filled.
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