A Story I Did Not Plan to Tell
(Minghui.org) I am a vendor who makes a living selling goods in the marketplace. This gives me the opportunity to meet many people from various backgrounds. Falun Gong (also known as Falun Dafa) is persecuted in China, but I still openly tell everyone that I am a Falun Gong practitioner, whether they are vendors like me, or customers shopping.
In most large markets there is a public restroom. Because of poor management, the condition of the restrooms is awful. Sometimes it gets so bad that people cannot even use them. I am a practitioner following the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance, so I wanted to do something about this situation.
When I am not busy with customers I hurry off to clean the restrooms. This is an extremely difficult chore – it smells so bad – especially in the summer. I have been cleaning the restrooms in several of the markets where I sell goods. It was not long before the management of the marketplaces discovered what I was doing. The director knew I practiced Falun Gong, and he said “Falun Gong must be very good!”
My home is in the countryside. There are areas of the road in the village that are in very poor condition. When it rains, puddles are everywhere. I take a shovel with me in my truck, so I can stop and fix the road.
There is a fish pond in the village. No one feeds the fish in the pond. Even when the village wanted to hire someone to feed the fish, no one wanted the job. So I took on this task voluntarily. Whenever I can spare some time, I cut grass and spread it on the pond.
When the village leader saw my good deeds he got on the loudspeaker in the village and said “Falun Gong is good.” When officials send materials to slander Falun Gong, to the village, officers of our village burn them. One time, government officials came to our village looking for me. They tried to cause problems for me because of my practice of Falun Gong.
Our village accountant sent them away saying: “Why don't you do something meaningful? You cannot find a finer person. If only everyone were as good, our country would be in much better shape.” They replied, “Okay, we'll leave him alone.”
I did not intend to tell anyone about these things I have done since I started practicing Falun Gong, as I do not want to brag. But now this wonderful practice has been slandered and so many people are deceived by the lies of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). I just wanted to convey Falun Gong is good, and that it is a practice that improves physical health and also elevates our moral standard. I am proof that it is all real, and it has been proven from my own experience.