Remember To Help Former Practitioners to Improve as One Body
(Clearwisdom.net) Teacher does not want to leave any practitioner behind. Let's help those practitioners who do not come out to clarify the facts of the persecution.
Several days ago, I met Practitioner A. She told me about meeting Practitioner B in a suburban area. Practitioner B told A that there were several practitioners in her village who had not come out to clarify the facts about the persecution of Falun Gong. B was concerned that she did not know how to help them.
When Practitioner A told me about this, she regretted that she had forgotten to suggest that Practitioner B should attend group Fa study. Practitioner A wanted to help these practitioners, but she did not remember B's home location, nor practitioner B's name. I suggested that we look for Practitioner B together. The next day we met, and she told me she still couldn't remember where B lived. I told her that Teacher would be with us and help us.
When we were getting close to the village where Practitioner B lived, a woman called to me, "Sir, I remember you. I used to practice Falun Dafa but stopped because of the persecution. There are several people like me -- they are right here. We all have Falun Dafa books and know that Dafa is good."
I gave them materials with information concerning the persecution and told them about the current situation of Dafa's development in China and overseas. I asked them to attend Fa study, do the exercises, and help expose the facts of the persecution to the world. I asked for their contact information. One of them said, "What a coincidence! We haven't met since 1999." Another said, "I stopped working and came here today for no specific reason." A third said, "It's truly a coincidence. I didn't have anything to do today and unconsciously walked this way."
I told them that there were no such thing as coincidences. Teacher does not want to leave any practitioner behind, and Teacher arranged for us to meet. They were very excited and wanted to hurry up and do the three things that Teacher asked us to do. They wanted to move forward in their practice.
We learned from these former practitioners where Practitioner B lived, and continued our trip. When we became lost again, B found us and ran toward us, while calling out to her son to receive us. She was living with her oldest son for a few days and was returning home when she saw us.
During our conversation, we realized that we needed to find diligent practitioners who lived in the same village to help. I remembered that there was a couple who lived about three miles away. I let Practitioner A go home first, then went to the couple's home. I told them about how we helped the former practitioners come back to the Fa, and the couple agreed immediately to do the same. The three of us went to the homes of the former practitioners and set up group study sessions for them. I returned home at 11:54 a.m. that day, just in time to send forth righteous thoughts.
All the coincidences that morning reminded me of what Teacher said:
"Master affirms what Dafa disciples have done. As long as you are doing things out of a wish to validate the Fa and save sentient beings, I will affirm all that you do. And when you go do those things, there will be my Law Bodies or gods there to amplify it and make what you do yet more magnificent and extraordinary, and they will assist you." ("Teaching the Fa at the 2008 New York Fa Conference")
This reminded me that there used to be one hundred million practitioners in China before the persecution started on July 20,1999. There are still many practitioners who haven't come out to validate the Fa. If we could help all these former practitioners to come back to Dafa, I imagine that there would be a great change in Dafa's situation in the world. I want to remind all practitioners to remember former practitioners when we want to improve as one body.