戊 (陽土): (Wu, Yang Earth)
Wu Earth (戊土)
固執不自覺，易堅持己見，但富同化力，會將他人思想同化之，外柔內剛，易親易離，沉著具雅量，易沉於情慾之中，善於照顧別人，心腸慈悲，適應力強且逆來順 受，總默默耕耘，可惜經常不受賞識，故常有懷才不遇之感，為人重誠信，憎恨不守信用之人，行事墨守成規且較收斂，性格成熟適做文書，須注意胃脾及腹部的毛 病。
Persistent and unaware, easy to uphold one’s own viewpoint, yet rich with the assimilation strength. It have the possibilities to “assimilate” other people thinking. Outward ,it looks soft and flexible, but in inner it is firm and hard. Easy to attach, and depart from one self. Equip with steady and magnanimity.It is easy to submerge in the feelings of desire. Good in take care of others, with the heart of compassionate and mercy. Strength of adapt is powerful, moreover resign oneself to adversity. Always plowing and weeding (work diligently) in silence. But it is a pity, because their effort is not being recognized. Therefore, always have the feel of not living up to one’s ability. One’s conduct is honest and genuine. Hatred those who does not keep one’s word (trustworthy). When executing a task, hidebound by convention. It’s character is mature, and suitable to hold official correspondence. Should pay attention to spleen stomach and abdominal problems.
Wu earth is a Yang earth. It’s characteristic is like the earth of alpine. Because it is close to the sun, thus it is known as the dry earth. It’s outward appearance looks calm and peaceful, but it inner most being looks irritable an impetuous. Because it is the earth of the high mountain, thus it is not easy to be excavate. However it’s intrinsic is rich and plentiful. Earth is known as trust, believe. Earth with four ends (North -water, East-wood, South-fire, West-metal), cover the land under the heaven. Wu earth is persistent. It is because it likes the old things. Neither to be fond of relocate. However, undertaking a promise of other people will be kept until the final end, It simply won’t sluggish about it.
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