Sharing My Understanding from Sending Forth Righteous Thoughts
After Clearwisdom announced the new set times for sending forth righteous thoughts at 6 AM, 6PM, 12 AM, and 12PM, I participated frequently in sending forth righteous thoughts during these new times and I thought that I had fulfilled Master's teachings.
Today, close to 6PM, I was busy doing work with Fa rectification activities and I thought, "I'm tied up with Dafa work right now, so I do not need to send forth righteous thoughts simultaneously." Therefore I continued my work. However, after sending forth righteous thoughts later, I realized that it is impossible to achieve the purpose of eliminating the evil, if we are sending forth righteous thoughts under such an attachment to doing things.
At 6:02PM, the computer suddenly stopped displaying Teacher's article and at that moment I recalled Teacher's words,
"If you don't eliminate them, then they not only persecute you and restrain you, but also persecute other students, other Dafa disciples." "Now, when you send forth righteous thoughts, whenever you hold your hand up vertically in front of your chest, the evil beings flee immediately..." (Fa-Lecture at the Conference in Florida, U.S.A.).
I clearly sensed that the evil beings were being eliminated right then and some with nowhere else to escape had fled into my dimension. The evil uses any chance to persecute Dafa. Therefore, because I hadn't taken sending forth righteous thoughts seriously and did not have determination and resolute belief in Master Li and Dafa, the evil was able to make use of this opportunity. When I realized this, I immediately stopped what I was doing and sat in the lotus position, held my hand up vertically in front of my chest and then the computer became normal again.
After this experience, I realized that actually the idea of sending forth righteous thoughts while doing other things was the old forces using my pursuit of comfort and lack of diligence to arrange an obstacle, and make me not calm enough to send forth righteous thoughts. Thus, failing in the purpose to eliminate evil and achieving their goal.
Just think about it, in order to save us and all sentient beings, Teacher has waited for us for more than millions of years and suffered so much. However, in order to cover my attachment, I was not willing to spend these five minutes or ten minutes to eliminate the old forces. Actually these couple of minutes were for sake of the future of sentient beings. This also reflected my usual laziness for neglecting to study the Fa and usually use business to cover up my lack of diligence. Therefore it caused the interference and obstacles for my work. Teacher said that "But if you do study the Fa well, you'll find many things a lot easier to do, and at the same time, problems will be less apt to occur. That's why I've said that no matter how busy you are, you must study the Fa." Now I realize that, instead of treating Fa study and sending forth righteous thoughts as homework assignments, we should consider them as Teacher's requirements for us, Fa-rectification period Dafa disciples, and we need to do it well from our heart sincerely and voluntarily. When based on this foundation, we can harmonize to complete Dafa work and it is a righteous and corrected attitude to have for Fa-rectification period Dafa disciples
The above is my personal understanding. I ask my fellow practitioners to kindly point out anything that is incorrect.