Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Dragon Mind

Dragons have been hanging around me for years -- usually hidden in the shadows. Recently though, they've emerged full force. I take that as a good omen for myself, for my country. II wonder if it's because they feel our yearnings for them and the wisdom they bring.The fury will naturally evolve into creative power. There's a link to Hexagram I - the Creative -- translated by Richard Wilhelm in this post.

"Water Dragon," Deviant Art
Have you seen those Chinese prints that show a dragon bursting forth from a tsunami-like wave? This image represents the Taoist belief that chaos is the wellspring of creative power, good fortune, and prosperity.

To learn more about the Creative, Hexagram I, click on ichingfortune.com

What a perfect image for these times!

The wave can be understood as the implosion of all the old, violent, and corrupt structures that have created such dark times and the dragon as an image of the inscrutable new reality that is bursting to break through in our country, across the globe, and in the lives of individuals, families, and communities.

We each have a role to play in the restoration -- to live with integrity, passion, and purpose; to hold faith in a more perfect vision; and to do our part to create families and communities built upon caring and compassion.

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