|The present is embodied in Hexagram 14 - Ta Yu (Possession in Great Measure): There will be great progress and success.
|In the first (or lowest) line, undivided, there is no approach to what is injurious, and there is no error. Let there be a realisation of the difficulty and danger of the position, and there will be no error.
|The third line, undivided, shows us a feudal prince presenting his offerings to the Son of Heaven. A small man would be unequal to such a duty.
|The situation is shifting, and Yin (the passive feminine force) is gaining ground.
|The future is embodied in Hexagram 64 - Wei Chi (Before Completion): There may be progress and success in these circumstances. We see a young fox that has nearly crossed the stream, when its tail gets immersed. There will be no advantage in any way.
|The things most apparent, those above and in front, are embodied by the upper trigram Li (Fire), which represents brightness and warmth.
|The things least apparent, those below and behind, are embodied by the lower trigram Chi'en (Heaven), which is transforming into K'an (Water). As part of this process, strength and creativity are giving way to danger and the unknown.