Taiwan: A Happy Family (Photos)
(Clearwisdom.net) Chung-li, Taiwan- Chiu Jiaxin, 51 years old, works in Institute of Nuclear Energy Research in Taiwan. He talked about how he started practicing Falun Gong.
Mr. Chiu joins the group exercise during a Falun Gong experience sharing conference in Chien-tan, Taipei, in August 2009
When Chiu was little, he read a story about hero Zheng Chenggong rescuing overseas Chinese in the Philippines. He imagined that he would marry an overseas Chinese once he grew up. In fact, he married a Chinese woman who is from Thailand.
Chiu's wife thought about the purpose of life when she was young. She wanted to find a place for her soul. After practicing Falun Gong, the couple realized that everything was somehow already arranged for them.
Chiu's wife used to have allergies. One day she received a Falun Gong flier. She put it in a drawer without paying much attention to it. Later she rediscovered it and wanted to practice it. Chiu, worried about his wife being caught in a scam, decided to learn about Falun Gong before his wife practiced it. He read the teachings online and felt it was safe. He brought his wife and three daughters to a Falun Gong nine-day class. The family stepped on the path of practice in October 2002.
Chiu's family and his father in law (middle), who recently started practicing Falun Gong.
Chiu majors in science. After attending the nine-day class, he had doubts about his belief. He bought books of Falun Gong lectures and read them one after one. After he read all the books, he realized modern science is only skin deep. Science only sees a small piece of the truth, while Falun Dafa is a higher science.
Through practicing Falun Gong, Chiu's wife recovered from her allergies. The practice not only helped with her health but made her family more harmonious.
Chiu came from a traditional farm family. He is very honest and did not like to see people fight for fame and wealth. After having children, he and his wife were very confused on how to teach their children in such a competitive society.
Now they know clearly that they will teach the children with Truth-Compassion-Forbearance. Their children learn the teachings of Falun Gong and know how to behave and associate with people. Sometimes their children point out their mistakes and remind them that they need to examine themselves and be calm.
Chiu's parents are in their seventies and do not practice Falun Gong. After Chiu's family practice Falun Dafa, Chiu realized the frequencies of his parents getting sick and having to go to the hospitals came down significantly. It was truly like what it says in Zhuan Falun, "One person practicing benefits the whole family."
Not long after Chiu learned Falun Dafa, he told himself that once he could do the sitting meditation in the double crossed position for an hour, he would start a practice site outdoors. A few months later, he started a practice site in the elementary school his wife worked in. Later the site moved to a place with more traffic so that more people could see them and know about Falun Dafa.
Chiu introduced Falun Dafa to his colleagues. Gradually some people asked to learn the exercises. Chiu would teach them during lunch hour. Some of his colleagues read the Epoch Times and understood the Chinese government's evil persecution.
The Institute Chiu works in belongs to the military. Initially some of his colleagues did not have a good opinion about Falun Dafa. Through his patient explanations and his righteous conducts, now most of his colleagues support Falun Dafa.