Breaking Away from Selfishness While Sending Forth Righteous Thoughts
(Clearwisdom.net) Recently, while studying the Fa, I found,
"Eliminating evil is thus doing Fa-rectification, and is also saving the world's people and sentient beings." ("Dafa Disciples' Righteous Thoughts are Powerful," Essentials for Further Advancement II)
Suddenly, I understood that we send forth righteous thoughts to save the world's people and sentient beings, so we should be altruistic and unselfish. I looked inside to see if I had reached such a state while sending forth righteous thoughts.
I found I had not truly reached this level, but instead I was thinking of protecting myself. For instance, when sending froth righteous thoughts, I always want to eliminate the evil dark minions and rotten ghosts manipulating people, to prevent myself from being brutally mistreated, instead of to save those people. At this moment, it was the global time to send forth righteous thoughts again. I thought about eliminating the evil to save the people being manipulated by the evil, and found that my system expanded continuously, and the energy was stronger, which indicated to me that I had enlightened correctly.
My understanding is limited to my current level.