(Clearwisdom.net) I am a young Falun Dafa practitioner who started the practice in 1998. All my family members are Dafa practitioners. I became a practitioner after witnessing and hearing a lot about their cultivation experiences and understanding of Dafa. During the past ten years, I have experienced a lot and stumbled along my cultivation path from time to time. Teacher handled my tribulations of every sort and took the burden of all my troubles. I really feel ashamed of myself.

I was very diligent at the beginning of my cultivation. I studied Teacher's Fa carefully and practiced the exercises every day. Through Fa study, I came to understand many principles that I couldn't understand before. I felt my spirit uplifting through cultivation. I changed from a selfish and unreasonable person, to a kind and considerate one. My family said that I had changed to be another person. Dafa is really a great wonder and aims directly at human attachments. The power of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance can dissolve any kind of puzzle in life. As time went by, my laziness was gradually exposed. Sometimes I used the excuse, "I am still young." As a result, I just couldn't let go of my many attachments. I also slacked off in respect to Fa study and exercise practice. Actually I didn't follow Teacher's requirements. I wasted a lot of time and was contaminated by the big dye vat of everyday people. I felt regret whenever I thought about that period of time. Though I was not making the grade as a true cultivator, Teacher never gave up on me and continued giving me hints time and again. Whenever I was in danger, Teacher took the burden of all my troubles and took me away from risk. Thank you, great compassionate Master.

In 2003, due to a fellow practitioner's loopholes, my parents were arrested. Both of them were sentenced to several years in prison and suffered cruel torture. Our happy family was thus split apart by the evil Chinese Communist Party. I was very dependent on my parents at home. My feeling was beyond what I could describe when I suddenly lost their tender care. I was in deep depression during that time. Without our parents' care, my brother and I had to do the routine housework at our young age. As I persisted in studying the Fa, Teacher constantly spread the Fa principles in my mind. I grew up and became independent. I also removed many attachments that I couldn't remove while living with my parents. We lived like this for the next three years.

The night before my mom came back home, I couldn't sleep. I was thinking: I will not cry when I see my mom. I will tell her, "I am a Dafa practitioner." I will encourage her to firmly follow the path that has been arranged by Teacher. I will encourage her to do better than ever. As a result my mom soon improved her cultivation state. Unfortunately, my dad was tortured to death in prison. We couldn't even bear such a big blow. Moreover, our friends and relatives couldn't understand us. For a long time, we felt helpless and didn't know what to do. Under Teacher's compassionate protection, we gradually let go of the attachment to sentimentality. It's really difficult! However, only cultivators can experience the supernormal state after letting go of sentimentality.

Teacher is beside us and giving us hints all the time in our daily life. For millennia, we have been awaiting this final time to cultivate in Dafa. Let's cherish this precious time, do the three things well, correct every single thought, remove all attachments and become genuine Dafa practitioners in the Fa-rectification period.