Yin Principle and Community

The power that bonds a tribe is the yin or feminine principle — gentleness and receptivity. Relationships are improved through cultivation of these. Learn to accept both advice and aid from others, and be willing to assume an appropriate role in any group that supports good relating.A community or extended family that works is one where healthy interdependence is appreciated and supported. Good direction is essential, but strong kinship is dependent upon every member of the community. Trust, shared responsibilities and good communication are essential. Each member must be encouraged to find his or her appropriate expression, and contribution. What is your unique contribution to the communities that you belong to?How do you receive love and guidance in your relationships?

RA15087 A Roman Family (oil on canvas) by Alma-Tadema, Sir Lawrence (1836-1912) oil on canvas Private Collection English, out of copyright

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