Hexagram #40 is Loosening or Deliverance. It is the visual inverse of the preceding one.
This is a positive hexagram that comes to you to signal an release from constraints that had been holding you back. This is a time of new energy and new freedom. Forgive and let go of the past, and seize this time. Solve problems and move forward. This is a beneficial time.
The trigrams that make up this hexagram are Thunder over Water. This symbolizes thunder and rain, which washes clean and brings new energy. The nuclear hexagram is #63, Already Fording. This signifies that action is already begun.
The first changing line tells you simply to act. The second changing line tells you that you have all the tools you need to act. The third changing line warns that your actions are too big and may invite trouble. The fourth changing line says that new helpers will come to aid you. The fifth changing line advises that if you adapt, you will find your way out of a difficult situation. The sixth changing line says that you have the ability to overcome a strong opposing force, and this will benefit you.