A True Cultivation Practice: “How a Falun Dafa Brochure Changed My Life”
(Minghui.org) My sister-in-law developed late-stage uremia, a condition in which the urine enters the bloodstream, in 2003. The hospital refused to admit her, so she had to go home and wait for her final day to come.
I picked up a Falun Dafa truth-clarification flyer. There was a story that told of a late-stage cancer patient who became healthy after practicing Falun Dafa. Therefore, I said to her:“Why don't you find a practitioner and learn the exercises? What other choice do you have.” She began to practice Falun Dafa and became healthy within six months.
When I visited my hometown, I read Zhuan Falun to my sister-in-law. This book told me that Dafa is not just for healing illness and keeping fit, but rather a true Buddha Fa cultivation. Therefore, I also wanted to practice Dafa.
Because of the persecution, the book Zhuan Falun was in short supply. My sister-in-law had borrowed her copy from a local practitioner. After I returned home, I heard that a practitioner who recently was released from a forced labor camp lived close by. I borrowed Zhuan Falun from her back in September 2004.
Hurrying to Catch Up with Fellow Practitioners
It was amazing that I could get Zhuan Falun, and within two days I read the entire book. Because of the persecution of Dafa, the books were in rare supply.
“Today we have made public to you this great practice. I have already delivered it to your doorstep. It is up to you whether you can practice cultivation and make it. If you can do it, you may continue your cultivation.” (Zhuan Falun)
After I finished Zhuan Falun, I was close to tears while shouting in my heart: “For such a wonderful Teacher, such a wonderful Fa, why did I obtain it so late? I came too late, and I must work hard.”
I read an article in which a young practitioner said that he saw in another dimension that Teacher had to drink a bowl of poisonous medication whenever Teacher took on a disciple. If this practitioner was not diligent, he had to drink even more of the poisonous medication. I could no longer hold back my tears. I kept thinking that I had to be diligent, otherwise I would let down Teacher.
Family Witnesses Preciousness of Dafa
It was snowing one day after the Chinese New Year. As soon as I stepped out the door, I fell. When I tried to get up I had to use my left hand to hold my right front arm. My bones were making a strange sound – it was broken.
I was so scared and thought of seeing a doctor. Then, I changed my mind because I am a practitioner. I told myself that I could not be treated by an ordinary person and needed to go home and look inward.
By the time I reached my home, my arm was swollen. I first decided to put a hot towel on my arm to relieve the pain. Then I thought that this was an ordinary person's remedy and I should not try that.
“Teacher, I must have done something wrong, please help me. Whatever I didn't do well, I will rectify myself in the Fa. I would never want to be taken advantage of by the old forces,” I said.
A practitioner called and I told her about my accident. She and two fellow practitioners came to see me. They shared with me on the Fa, asked me to strengthen my righteous thoughts, and encouraged me a lot.
My son wanted to take me to a hospital when he saw my arm, but I said that I was fine. Then he asked me to apply some home remedies and I also said no to this suggestion. He became very upset and said: “It takes a long time to recover from a fracture. If you can get well by doing nothing, then I am convinced about the goodness of Falun Dafa.”
I insisted on using my left hand to send forth righteous thoughts. I couldn't do the standing exercises, so I did the sitting meditation a lot. I used my left hand to cook and do my household chores. My arm was back to normal after 28 days. This was good for my family because it showed them the preciousness of Dafa.
Righteous Thoughts Brings Relief
My grandson and I were at home in the afternoon of March 2, 2014. Suddenly the left side of my body began to ache and I had trouble moving my body. In addition, I couldn't speak clearly. I thought: Let me call my son, because I could no longer babysit my grandson. But right away, I realized that this was my human notion, and I should eliminate it.
I endured a great deal of pain. I sat down, sent forth righteous thoughts and held the thought, “I am a disciple of Teacher Li Hongzhi, no one should persecute me in the form of illness karma. Whatever I did wrong I will rectify myself in the Fa and do well next time”
The pain was beyond description. I was soaking wet from sweat. But, within less than an hour, the pain disappeared and I was back to normal.
Do Everything a Practitioner Is Supposed to Do
In my daily life, I follow the standards of the Fa, study it diligently, send righteous thoughts and tell people about Dafa, so I can keep up with the Fa-rectification process.
Besides the daily Fa-study, I also memorize it. I started with “Lunyu” Hong Yin and then memorized Zhuan Falun. I memorized one paragraph, two paragraphs, then a section, and finally an entire chapter.
When I understand a Fa standard, I feel that it is truly a miracle and my feelings are beyond description.
I made copies of The Nine Commentaries of the Chinese Communist Party, and DVDs. I go out at night put up Dafa stickers, hang up truth-clarification banners, write truth-clarification slogans, and hand out brochures. I then thought that I should clarify the facts to people face-to-face.
At first, I was a bit scared to talk to people about Falun Dafa and stayed away from my neighborhood and surrounding areas. I also only talked to elderly women or contractors who were from out of town.
Then, after studying Teacher's new lectures, I understood that anyone who came in contact with me had a predestined relationships with me. I needed to tell them about Dafa.
I talked to street vendors, people whom we contracted to do work in my home, or cleaned my home, and many others. I advised them to quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its affiliated organizations. I must have talked to everyone where I live.
I have read the The Nine Commentaries of the Chinese Communist Party three times. It helped me achieve a good effect in my future truth-clarification efforts.
“There is no excuse for not doing well” for a Practitioner
I used to work in a large state-run company. Fellow practitioners told me, “Retired people from this kind of organization are generally deeply poisoned by the CCP, and their retirement income from the CCP is quite high. This financial advantage hinders them from wanting to hear about Dafa. They could challenge and ask you why you speak up for Falun Dafa and at the same time receive income from the CCP.”
Therefore, when I talked to these people, I told them the facts about Falun Dafa, about the CCP, and why the CCP persecutes it. I talked about the peaceful appeal to the Chinese Central government on April 25th, to the prophecy that tells of the demise of the CCP, as well as the changes in the cosmic climate.
When it came to the retirement income I said, “You get your retirement income because you worked for it. Everyone who has the ability to work has created value for this society and the country, and the value far exceeds ones income.”
Most people could understand and accept the truth about Dafa. They quit the CCP.
I then proceeded to talk to people who still work in those companies about Falun Dafa.
Talking to people about the facts of Falun Dafa is also a process of my cultivating myself. It has helped me eliminate many human notions and attachments. Teacher gives us the mighty virtue to clarify the facts about Dafa and awaken sentient beings. There is no excuse for not doing well.