42 and 21 and both make sense

I asked the tarot first. It said 21. The Universe. No small irony there.

Then i asked the I-Ching. It said 42 – Increase. Wind and Thunder.

The idea of increasing is expressed in the fact that the strong lowest line of the upper trigram has sunk down and take its place under the lower trigram. This conception also expresses the fundamental idea on which the Book of Changes is based. To rule truly is to serve.

A sacrifice of the higher element that produces an increase of the lower is called an out-an-out increase: it indicates the spirit that alone has power to help the world.

Sacrifice on the part of those above for the increase of those below fills the people with a sense of joy and gratitude that is extremely valuable for the flowering of the commonwealth.

I used my iPhone I-Ching to get this hexagram. In my fathers book of the I Ching, this hexagram immediately follows P’i, standstill, which you may recall from the ink on my left arm. After watching Wall-E and seeing it end with turtles and them looking up into a tree, while the song says “come down to the ground” makes me eerily aware that this cannot all possibly be a cooincidence.

It’s time for change.

The Universe

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One thought on “42 and 21 and both make sense

  1. The Universe completes the journey and evolution of the Fool. We begin in innocence, mature through experience and education, becoming wise and measured. Balanced in this way we finally achieve the good fortune and joy of the Universe. The traumas and self-imposed obstacles are gone

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