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Discover your inner mechanics

Line 2 is like a seed that sits in the drawer for years, waiting for just the right time to be planted so it can awaken, grow, and produce its unique fruit. While the 1st line investigates in order to build a foundation, 2nd lines are naturals who do not know where their innate gifts originate from. 2nd lines are noticed for their natural talents or genius, and are then 'called out' by others who want their gifts to be used in a particular way. These are Hermits, however, that want only to be left alone to do their own thing, their own way. While 1st lines need others to aid in their investigations, 2nd lines are self-contained and can feel very uncomfortable when others step into their aura and expect something from them. They do not want to, and do not even know if they can, explain to you how they do what they do, or even worse, how you should do it. They behave very democratically because they don't want to be bothered, or have to invest their energy in taking sides.

The natural talent that 2nd lines possess does not respond well to interference of any kind. In our analogy of the house it is as if they are standing alone in front of the first floor window, lights on, happily self-absorbed in their own play, and not realizing that they are being observed by those outside on the street. In fact, 2nd line Personalities generally do not even want to go outside into the world. They are waiting to receive the correct call, specific to their unique life purpose, that will allow them to share their true genius with the world. It is only through Strategy and Authority that the 2nd line will know if a call is correct. Fulfillment is very important to the 2nd line, and if they cannot live up to the projections placed on them, or if they allow themselves to answer calls that are not correct and that they cannot fulfill, they can suffer greatly and isolate even more than is natural or healthy.

"Just sit by the river; sooner or later something will come by. This is readiness for the unknowable, whatever it may be." β€”Ra Uru Hu

The resources in the HDKB were pulled from several places, including The Definitive Book of Human Design by Lynda Bunnel, The Book of Destinies by Chetan Parkyn/Carola Eastwood, and various other source material recordings and PDF transcripts of Ra's lectures. If you find value in this content we suggest supporting the original creators.