42 - Progressing
Looking for what can be improved.
The hexagram 42 on the forum:
A decline that can be contained by drawing on one's reserves.
One must be careful before committing oneself, after one must continue.
One loses one's support and abandons. Accepting the constraints will arouse sympathy.
Looking for what can be improved.
One is encouraged to progress without help.
Others suggest that one meets with their representative before one decides to join forces.
One believes that one will be able to progress without effort if one leaves it to those who are the most enterprising.
The difficulties faced by one will be useful when they will be explained.
An amicable solution can be found if the others agree to hold back their tears.
One supports one's friends so that they are recognized.
One values those who have given up their certainties to dare to measure themselves against the unknown.
When one needs something else one can recognize it.
One has respect for those who have suffered because of their principles.
One tells friends when one has been chosen.
One admits that others are better placed to succeed.
One shows the newcomers everything they need to learn to be able to fulfill their promises.
One turns coat because one felt that the others were next to nothing.
One is going to be torched if they keep coming closer to the fire.
One returns to those who have given the impression of being seduced.
When one is competent, one doesn't show hesitation.
One hangs out with the most competent to take them to bed.
One makes room for one's supports so that they can feel comfortable.
One presents various solutions so that the audience can see their pros and cons.
One is overwhelmed by the weight of a building one wanted to support.
One is paralyzed by fear so others can do as they please.
One takes part of the hoard, hoping that the others will not notice.
One accuses one's opponents of unfairness in their decisions.
One cultivates one's affection by admiring the works that others have invented.
One gets more bogged down by trying to free oneself.
One finds something deeply harmful in the surrounding atmosphere.
One will come by to talk about someone who misbehaved.
One fiddles data to make it say what one wants.
One undresses to wear more fitting clothes.
One agrees that it is necessary to stay on course with vigor, without being relented by the softness of one's entourage.
One shakes the coconut tree in the hope of making something fall.
When one asks others to accept without having prepared anything, one becomes a target.
One needs to work more and reduce one's free time.
One targets newcomers.
One revokes an agreement that no longer has any reason to be.
One recovers the hope that one had lost despite other disappointments.
One crosses a forest made of ambushes and traps.
One warns one's relatives when one is about to act in a spectacular way.
One does not present one's recipe to others when it does not always work.
One abandons one's best allies to join one's enemies.
One is working with difficulty because of an unexpected incident.
One remembers that before one had common bonds, which have become more relaxed over time
One remains quiet despite the constant attacks.
One toasts to the health of those who have made remarkable achievements.
One retrieves an old saying to turn it into a modern slogan.
One can work with others if one trusts them.
One reveals a secret that has allowed others to be one step ahead.
One gets informed in order to be able to repair the link with others.
One will fight if one gives in to all the desires.
One pretends not to recognize a familiar face.
One can start making efforts to rectify the situation.
Sometimes one tries to escape, but the others are far too vigilant for one to succeed.
One recognizes the advantage that one would have in not showing one's hand too early.
One moves forward with those who are capable of doing great things.
One is bursting with impatience, so one becomes embarrassing.
One jokes, but the others are not in the mood to laugh.
One gathers courage to overcome the last obstacles.
One stops hurting those who come to rescue.
One preaches peace in a world in the throes of battle.
One does everything possible to make others feel welcome.
One is going to be conned if one keeps being so gullible.
One takes refuge with those who are competent to intervene.
One resumes speaking after a spectacular event.