|The present is embodied in Hexagram 64 - Wei Chi (Before Completion): There may be progress and success in these circumstances. We see a young fox that has nearly crossed the stream, when its tail gets immersed. There will be no advantage in any way.
|The second line, undivided, shows its subject dragging back his carriage-wheel. With firmness and correctness there will be good fortune.
|The situation is evolving slowly, and Yin (the passive feminine force) is gaining ground.
|The future is embodied in Hexagram 35 - Chin (Progress): We see a prince who secures the tranquility of the people, and is presented on that account with numerous horses by the king. Three times in a day he is received at interviews.
|The things most apparent, those above and in front, are embodied by the upper trigram Li (Fire), which represents brightness and warmth.
|The things least apparent, those below and behind, are embodied by the lower trigram K'an (Water), which is transforming into K'un (Earth). As part of this process, danger and the unknown are giving way to docility and receptivity.