"Traveling" is changing to "Influence"
Above, we see I Ching hexagram #56 transitioning to hexagram #31 with a total of 2 changing lines.
In this changing hexagram, the changes are limited to the upper trigram during the progression from #56 to #31.
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The starting hexagram #56 can be broken down into the upper trigram of Fire on top of the lower trigram of Mountain.
The following completed hexagram, #31, deconstructs into a newly transformed upper trigram of Lake on top of a preserved lower trigram of Mountain.
The starting hexagram #56:
The meaning of hexagram #56
This hexagram indicates a journey of discovery. It could be an outer journey to a new place or employment, or may reference a journey of self-discovery. This is a time to be sincere and extremely honest with yourself. What are you really looking for? Where do you think it will be found? Wandering over mountain tops, the wise person sees each step as a gift, and knows that home is always right where one stands. If you feel like staying, stay. If you feel like moving, move. Let your heart be your guide.
The changing lines between hexagram 56 and hexagram 31
Changing line #5
"Shooting an Arrow Straight On"- This image implies a situation where you will be praised for your talents. You will make friends easily, even if you are in a new land
Changing line #6
"The Burning Nest"- This will be a time when you lose your resting place. Though unfortunate, the wise person continues on, trusting that this loss is all for the best in the end.
The future 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.
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