Hexagram of the Day
52: Keeping Still
Wednesday, Feb 13th, 2013
Regular periods of keeping still are an important aspect of personal development and forward motion. The most restful person may not be the one who sleeps twelve hours a day, but the one able to grab catnaps while cruising 600 miles-per-hour at 35,000 ft. Learning to act when it is time to act, and to keep still when it is time to keep still, is the key to obtaining the peace of mind which helps you stay focused when clear focus is needed.
Consider the spine, which serves as a switchboard for all the nerves of the body that mediate movement. When the spine is kept flexible and healthy through proper rest and relaxation, active movement can always be undertaken without strain. When the spine is held erect in a balanced sitting posture, the inner balancing of meditation can take place.
Treat your innate spark of energetic vitality like a candle in the wind you are protecting, as your only light in a dark forest on a moonless night. Avoid external conditions that threaten to snuff out the flame, and be careful not to suffocate it with your own ambitions of worries.
Time out. Relax now, take your shoes off and sit a spell. Let go of thinking. Breathe and meditate on the breathing.
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Moon in Pisces
Dec 7, 2013 to Dec 10, 2013
Sun in Sagittarius
Nov 21, 2013 to Dec 21, 2013
Mercury in Sagittarius
Dec 4, 2013 to Dec 24, 2013
Venus in Capricorn
Nov 4, 2013 to Mar 5, 2014
Mars in Libra
Dec 7, 2013 to Jul 25, 2014
Jupiter in Cancer
Jun 25, 2013 to Jul 16, 2014
Saturn in Scorpio
Oct 5, 2012 to Dec 23, 2014
Uranus in Aries
Mar 11, 2011 to May 15, 2018
Neptune in Pisces
Feb 3, 2012 to Mar 30, 2025
Pluto in Capricorn
Nov 26, 2008 to Mar 23, 2023
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