Let's take the common topic of family. There is a hexagram in I-Ching that is called exactly by the name "Family" or more precisely "Members of Family". It is hexagram 37 家人.
The teaching is summarized as follows:
- Ladies are in charge of family or home affairs. Men are responsible for external affairs, the career and business.
- Each member of the family must know and play their roles well so that the whole family can prosper in wholeness. Subsequently, the society will be at peace.
- Disciplines are the responsibilities of parents. They can get help but can not outsource to grand parents, maids or teachers completely.
- Orderliness brings leisure.
- Play your role well.
- Discipline must be exercised strictly.
- Shared Goals and Harmonious Family brings great blessings
- Extend your concept of family to organization and to society.
- Trust is the glue that brings continued blessing.