|The present is embodied in Hexagram 63 - Chi Chi (After Completion): We see progress and success in small matters. There will be advantage in being firm and correct. There has been good fortune in the beginning, but there may be disorder in the end.
|The first (bottommost) line, undivided, shows its subject as a driver who drags back his wheel, or as a fox which has wet his tail. There will be no error.
|The second line, divided, shows its subject as a wife who has lost her carriage-screen. There is no occasion to go in pursuit of it. In seven days she will find it.
|The third line, undivided, suggests the case of Kao Tsung who attacked the Demon region, but was three years in subduing it. Small men should not be employed in such enterprises.
|The situation is shifting, and Yin (the passive feminine force) is gaining ground.
|The future is embodied in Hexagram 29 - K'an (Water): We see the possession of sincerity, through which the mind is penetrating. Action in accordance with this will be of high value.
|The things most apparent, those above and in front, are embodied by the upper trigram K'an (Water), which represents danger and the unknown.
|The things least apparent, those below and behind, are embodied by the lower trigram Li (Fire), which is transforming into K'an (Water). As part of this process, brightness and warmth are giving way to danger and the unknown.