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On November 27, 2017 at 7:05 PM 

why is she quiet?

and received a response of:
yin
yin
yin
yang
old yin
yang
 

36 Smothered Light

The Statement of the first hexagram

Smothered light.

Gain is difficult: persist.

The changing lines

The second line:
Smothered light: injury in the left thigh.

Exert horselike strength to rescue.

Fortunate.
yin
yin
yin
yang
yang
yang
 

11 Prospering

The Statement of the second hexagram

Prospering: the vile goes,

the great comes.

Fortune. Continue.
 
 

The Image of the first hexagram

Brilliance
in the earth's core:
smothered light.
The noble one
governs the multitude
by obscurity-
but with enlightenment.
 
 

The Image of the second hexagram

Heaven and earth combine:
prospering.
The empress uses wealth
to fulfill the way
of heaven and earth.
She supports the order
of heaven and earth for
people on all sides.