You are ill and caught up in problems, but be calm. Many benefits and riches are waiting for you still. A clever monkey can loose himself from a golden chain, And roam about freely in his mountain home.
Like the monkey the fortune describes, you will be able to free yourself from your current problems, provided you are cunning. Once these problems are over, very little will be beyond your reach. People close to you may have an uncertain time for a while, but your own prosperity is virtually assured. Look for the lost (be they people or objects) far away from where you are now.
The image of the monkey on a golden chain is a favorite one in China, used to express a conundrum. The pet monkey has all it needs by way of food, drink, and luxury - hence the gold chain. But it does not have freedom. The sage Chuang Tzu was once asked to become a minister in the Emperor's court. He refused, saying he would feel like the sacrificed bull, which is well-fed but destined for destruction. He wanted to remain free. Are you trapped in a world of goods that is like a golden chain around your neck?