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On June 22, 2018 at 8:57 AM 

Why did he send message?

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

16 Delight

The Statement of the first hexagram

What delight!
Gain by naming allies.
Move armies.

The changing lines

The first line:
Crowing delight.
Misfortune.
The fourth line:
Through delight, the great attains.
Do not doubt it! Friends gather
like hair in a clasp.
The fifth line:
Firm illness persists,
but there is no death.
yin
yang
yin
yin
yin
yang
 

3 Sprouting

The Statement of the second hexagram

Sprouting begins everywhere,
abundant and pure.
No need to go far:
gain by naming allies.
 
 

The Image of the first hexagram

Thunder explodes,
shaking the earth: delight.
The early kings made music,
glorifying virtue as the
highest offering to God,
and so they were worthy
of their ancestors.
 
 

The Image of the second hexagram

Clouds and thunder: sprouting. The noble one
considers the principles.