I Ching Hexagram 8 Line 4

8.4 Take the time to nurture relationships

I Ching Hexagram 8 - Line 4

When one has established a relationship of trust, it is in their interest to make it grow.

Derivated hexagram

45 - Group

The responsibility of a group requires foresight, perseverance and availability.

45 - Group
4 - One welcomes others on the behalf of someone.

Nuclear comments

23 - Erosion

A decline that can be contained by drawing on one's reserves.

23 - Erosion
3 - One cannot care for others any more.
5 - One sees what is wrong.

Nuclear transformation

53 - To associate

One invites their kind to overcome constraints by associating.

53 - To associate

Multiple transformations

8886788.4 (8 > 45) - Take the time to nurture relationships

When one has established a relationship of trust, it is in their interest to make it grow.

6886788.1.4 (8 > 17) - Seeking support

Others would like one to be on their side.

8686788.2.4 (8 > 47) - Removing oneself from one's shortcomings

One does like they did before so that others don't notice the change.

6686788.1.2.4 (8 > 58) - Selecting recruits

One gives one's friends a tangible proof of their affection.

8866788.3.4 (8 > 31) - Focusing on the details

One is interested in secondary issues.

6866788.1.3.4 (8 > 49) - Showing one's innovations

One introduces one's new methods to those who want more results.

8666788.2.3.4 (8 > 28) - Giving up the fight

One is reluctant to tell others that they are wrong.

6666788.1.2.3.4 (8 > 43) - Preparing for disaster

One is warned beforehand of the arrival of a disaster.

8886988.4.5 (8 > 16) - Searching for the cause of the failure

One knows that they will have tasks to perform before being able to understand what could prevent the proper functioning of the system.

6886988.1.4.5 (8 > 51) - Being put in an awkward situation

One is called to make difficult choices.

8686988.2.4.5 (8 > 40) - Polarizing oneself

One is assiduous in the pursuit of their objective.

6686988.1.2.4.5 (8 > 54) - Selecting recruits

One establishes a relationship of trust to encourage others to lower their weapons.

8866988.3.4.5 (8 > 62) - Expanding one's circle of friends

One introduces their best friends to someone who has been loyal.

6866988.1.3.4.5 (8 > 55) - Selecting recruits

One goes by to see if the others have been able to accomplish the task they were given.

8666988.2.3.4.5 (8 > 32) - Assessing the situation

One studies the elements one has received before taking a decision.

6666988.1.2.3.4.5 (8 > 34) - Admitting one's lies

When others make promises they cannot fulfill, one asks them to justify themselves.

8886768.4.6 (8 > 12) - Selecting recruits

One manages to convince some of the opponents.

6886768.1.4.6 (8 > 25) - Shifting the center of gravity

One evaluates the opportunities that they have to overcome the resistances.

8686768.2.4.6 (8 > 6) - Playing the game of suspicion

The others have planned maneuvers to be carried out in the event of suspicious behavior.

6686768.1.2.4.6 (8 > 10) - Rejoicing in the ambient peace

One appreciates that the others did not get angry.

8866768.3.4.6 (8 > 33) - Evacuating the room

One asks their friends to leave the premises.

6866768.1.3.4.6 (8 > 13) - Relying on a closer collaboration

One hopes that the others will agree to cooperate.

8666768.2.3.4.6 (8 > 44) - Putting on a good face to avoid being tossed aside

One uses the method which consists of saying things before understanding them.

6666768.1.2.3.4.6 (8 > 1) - Selecting recruits

One passes the baton to the most able.

8886968.4.5.6 (8 > 35) - Putting out the welcome mat

One makes room for those they have invited.

6886968.1.4.5.6 (8 > 21) - Seeing the wheel turn

One has understood what the others are capable of.

8686968.2.4.5.6 (8 > 64) - Mobilizing the troops

One asks their comrades-in-arms to resume the fight.

6686968.1.2.4.5.6 (8 > 38) - Starting over from scratch

One tries to regain the esteem of their former allies by giving them proofs of loyalty.

8866968.3.4.5.6 (8 > 56) - Being mute so as not to excite jealousies

One fears creating a conflict by revealing embarrassing secrets.

6866968.1.3.4.5.6 (8 > 30) - Considering alternatives

One is facing a choice that requires more thought.

8666968.2.3.4.5.6 (8 > 50) - Knowing how to step back

Friends are advised to follow the most experienced.

6666968.1.2.3.4.5.6 (8 > 14) - Expecting a smooth success

One hopes to see the results they had expected.