Hilary Barrett, I Ching

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Download the Resonance Journal!

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Here it is – http://www.onlineClarity.co.uk/journal/download.php Please download and enjoy – the 30 day trial should give you plenty of time to explore. It includes… my Language of Change Yijing glossary (not yet available anywhere else) quick ways to enter a reading you’ve cast yourself, as well as a ‘three coin’ cast within the software comprehensive search features […]

The first 7 reasons to keep a journal

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

(Note… of course this post is here now because the Resonance Journal is coming tomorrow. Other means of keeping a journal are also available!) At the beginning of my last Resonance Journal video, I mentioned a couple of (embarrassingly obvious) reasons why it’s good to be able to remember readings. I thought I could enlarge […]

Recurring hexagrams

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

I’d been planning on writing a devastatingly insightful post about some rarefied, recondite connection you can find between readings with the Resonance Journal. Maybe the karmic significance of a repeated nuclear hexagram emerging as primary when you ask a Big Question – something deep and meaningful like that. Only when I actually started looking through […]

Living Connection

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Thinking about why we’re creating the journal software,  I found myself writing a sort of personal creed. Here it is – Living Connection Nothing definitive – of course – but heartfelt. If you like it, please share it freely.

Example reading after a dream

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Since I wrote about ‘Four ways Yi works with dreams’, I’ve been on the alert for how this conversation’s working for me. Here’s an example from my journal. I’d been divining – and worrying – about how I was going to promote the journal software. I’ve never been very good at selling things, not so […]

Line positions and the moment of divination

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Talking about ‘line positions’ sounds painfully dry and academic. (Not least if it makes you think of the formulas about line correspondence and so on.) What to call them instead? ‘Hexagram layers’? Too much like a trifle. Maybe ‘line voices’, or places to stand, ways to engage… What I’m trying to say (!) is that […]

A few essentials for Yijing readings

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Responding to emails from someone struggling with his readings started me thinking about the basic principles of interpretation – the real essentials. Of course I have picked up a bunch of background knowledge along the way, and it all contributes, but people can do perfectly useful readings without most of it. There are a few […]