Ken Keeping quiet, Mountain. Tui The Joyful, Lake. If the roots of a building are weak and the high walls stronger, the whole structure loses stability. The whole hexagram explains that luck changes may occur without affecting the sources of wealth of the nation and without causing failure in the inferior classes.
It shows the man first the difficulty and then the easy thing. By consuming the decrease, that is, offering little sacrifices to above, the man builds up moments of flourishment.
We are in a stage of decrase, of impoverishment. Possibly, this is the result of a fault of us or it is the result of a general situation. The point is that thanks to a firm attitude, that is, with certain sacrifices, we can turn this moment into the basis of the future flourishment.
We are going to start a period in which passionate feelings will rule our lives. We will have to try to dominate and not to be dominated. We will have a view of the future flourishment that goes after these times, but we will have to do everything according to the times of impoverishment. Struggling in an attitude of truth, we will succeed in dealing with this situation, and arrive at a stage of greatness and easy development. Success.