"Spreading" is changing to "Test of Faith"
In the transformation shown above, we can see I Ching hexagram #57 transforming to hexagram #28 with a total of 2 changing lines.
In this transformation, the changes are limited to the upper trigram during the movement from #57 to #28.
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The initial hexagram #57 is built from the upper trigram of Wind positioned above a matching lower trigram of Wind.
The second changed hexagram, #28, can be broken down into a transitioned upper trigram of Lake positioned above a preserved lower trigram of Wind.
The starting hexagram #57:
The meaning of hexagram #57
Like gentle wind wafting through a village, this hexagram suggests a time of influence and change. This is a time when clarity and truth can pierce through veils of illusion. Through earnestness and a sense of quiet peace, you can penetrate the hearts of those around you and spread goodwill and prosperity. This is a time to speak up and let your voice permeate the land. Communicate your wants and needs to those you love. The key here is to be gentle but continual with the expression of your dreams and wishes. Your will has incredible power to spread at this time. Be heard - but be true to yourself.
The changing lines between hexagram 57 and hexagram 28
Changing line #4
"Hunting Without Regret"- The wise person will combine modesty with energetic action at this time. Go after what you want without losing sleep over past failures.
Changing line #6
"Perseverance Brings Misunderstanding"- This line means your personal will was not able to penetrate the heart of another. You are unlikely to get your way at this time. Friends/partners/lovers may misunderstand you. Stand back and don't try to change anyone else. Leave well enough alone.
The future hexagram #28:
"Test of Faith"
The meaning of hexagram #28
When walking across a thin and bending beam, one must take heart and have faith that it will hold. This hexagram is a reminder to not bend under the weight of burdens. It is also about a great inner test. You may be in some danger for a short time. Only through letting go of the old and embracing the new can success be attained. A gentle strength is required here.
For more about hexagram #28, including changing lines for #28 visit the main hexagram #28 page.
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