I Ching Hexagram 18 Line 2

18.2 Protecting sensitive souls

I Ching Hexagram 18 - Line 2

One helps the weakest gently.

Derivated hexagram

52 - Stop

One recognizes that it is time to stop because they need to be fed.

52 - Stop
2 - The other wants more, one cannot retain them.

Nuclear comment

54 - Assistance

Protecting one's interests by making oneself useful.

54 - Assistance
1 - One hesitates so they go further.

Nuclear transformation

40 - Amending

One makes progress by abandoning what limited them.

40 - Amending

Multiple transformations

89788718.2 (18 > 52) - Protecting sensitive souls

One helps the weakest gently.

69788718.1.2 (18 > 22) - Simplifying

When one wants to finish fast, one does without the accessory.

89988718.2.3 (18 > 23) - Being wary of the unknown

Close ones wonder why others receive more attention.

69988718.1.2.3 (18 > 27) - Repeating one's calculations

One is working on results that others did not want to accept.

89768718.2.4 (18 > 56) - Being at the end of one's rope

One accumulates faults because one is tired of all the wanderings one has had to endure.

69768718.1.2.4 (18 > 30)

One refuses orders that have not been validated according to the rules.

89968718.2.3.4 (18 > 35) - Renewing one's stock

One sends the last they have prepared to those who eagerly awaited them.

69968718.1.2.3.4 (18 > 21)

One does not send announcements to their relatives when one wants to surprise them.

89786718.2.5 (18 > 53) - Stopping operations

One has gotten an important element stuck.

69786718.1.2.5 (18 > 37) - Getting busy at the last minute

One fears that others will realize that nothing has been prepared.

89986718.2.3.5 (18 > 20) - Defining priorities

One ranks one's cases in order of importance.

69986718.1.2.3.5 (18 > 42) - Giving up

One is about to flinch because the others don't want to help.

89766718.2.4.5 (18 > 33) - Not being helpful

One puts one's interests before those of their entourage.

69766718.1.2.4.5 (18 > 13)

One reviews one's courses to learn one's lesson.

89966718.2.3.4.5 (18 > 12) - Being dissatisfied

One can make others understand that they should not expect to receive praise.

69966718.1.2.3.4.5 (18 > 25) - Showing one's appreciation

One sends thanks to all those who have been involved in the renovation work.

89788918.2.6 (18 > 15)

One builds one's arguments on bases that deserve to be reviewed from top to bottom.

69788918.1.2.6 (18 > 36)

One rejects a cloudy element.

89988918.2.3.6 (18 > 2) - Keeping silent so as not to being judged

Others are not concerned so one does not tell them anything.

69988918.1.2.3.6 (18 > 24) - Giving a hand

One turns up to help their friends do difficult work.

89768918.2.4.6 (18 > 62) - Losing face

One is overwhelmed by the weight of one's responsibilities.

69768918.1.2.4.6 (18 > 55) - Setting the bar even higher

One turns a corner to convince others of their effectiveness.

89968918.2.3.4.6 (18 > 16) - Accepting bribes

One agrees to do business with those who have been involved in unsavory schemes.

69968918.1.2.3.4.6 (18 > 51) - Making amends reluctantly

One recognizes one's mistakes to stop criticism.

89786918.2.5.6 (18 > 39) - Choosing the higher end

One frequents the best places so as not to be inconvenienced.

69786918.1.2.5.6 (18 > 63) - Making a pact with the devil

One makes a deal to set things right.

89986918.2.3.5.6 (18 > 8) - Waiving one's claims

One hoped that the conditions would be negotiable.

69986918.1.2.3.5.6 (18 > 3) - Detaching from simple ideas

One tries to rise up in their judgments.

89766918.2.4.5.6 (18 > 31) - Smearing one's own reputation

One makes one's views known to those who think they are unaccountable.

69766918.1.2.4.5.6 (18 > 49) - Knowing how to govern

One asserts oneself as an exemplary leader.

89966918.2.3.4.5.6 (18 > 45)

One roars with pleasure when they hear that the others have arrived.

69966918.1.2.3.4.5.6 (18 > 17)

One assesses the chances of those who are willing to be bold.