Hexagram Mirrors - Line Reflections
17.3 Related to the big man, losing the small child. By following one obtains what one seeks. Harvest: determination about settling.
Take care what you follow, it decides where you end up
18.4 Wealthy father's decay. To proceed sees distress.
Don’t mistake easy roads for good tracks
49.3 Demand (or effectuate) that things be set right: pitfall. Determination: danger. When talk of skinning has gone round three times, there is truth.
Don’t get derailed.
50.4 The vessel breaks a foot. The stew of the Gong is overturned, his appearance soiled. Pitfall
Don’t overstep your abilities Be careful, so you don’t get off the track.
Theme of this mirror:
Make the base solid, the base of your life, of your goals, of anything you do.
(all yang lines of the mirror 17.3 are yin lines in mirror 03.4 and vv)
Mirror 17.3 is about making the base solid.
Mirror 3.4 is about finding the right track.