Random reflections Threw the I Ching and the message was to stand up in the face of oppression while at the same time maintaining your equanimity. Good to recognize all of the different forms of beauty. It is important to take control of your health care. It is your body and mind, not the health care professionals’. Scratching your itch over and over, psychologically or physically, can lead to symbolic physical infection and ultimate pain. The kaleidoscope reminds you that the image of reality changes with one’s perspective. It is important to evaluate the risks along with the benefits in any situation you face. Also important to admit when you DON’T know the answer to something. I try to avoid subjecting myself to and engaging in propaganda. Important to avoid begging for attention and playing both the martyr and blame games.