Once Paralyzed with Fear, My Mother Now Tells Everyone “Falun Dafa is Good”
(Minghui.org) I was arrested in 2002 for distributing literature exposing the persecution of Falun Dafa by the Chinese government. My mother became extremely worried upon learning that I was savagely beaten for refusing to give up my belief. She came to visit me at the detention center, but the food and money she brought for me were all snatched away by the guards.
I managed to escape three days after my mother's visit. In order to avoid further arrest, I traveled a long way to a relative's house in a different province. My frail mother again followed me there. Having gone through numerous political movements in the past, she knew all too well what the communist government was capable of doing to innocent citizens.
She suggested that I would be safer at another relative's place and boarded the train with me. She couldn't accompany me all the way to my cousin's house, though, as I had to get off half-way after being followed by someone who we thought was a plainclothes policeman.
I learned later that my mother couldn't stop crying after we parted. She was paralyzed with fear and even experienced hallucinations that I was seized by police again and beaten to death. No one could console her.
My mother once witnessed how my kidney and gynecological illnesses disappeared just 40 days into my practice of Falun Dafa, but the persecution began before she had a chance to try it herself. At the height of despair, she suddenly remembered Falun Dafa and prayed to Master Li (the founder of the practice) for my safety.
It just so happened that I gave her a call three days later. I assured her that I was safe with other practitioners and that I had landed a new job.
My mother was relieved and grateful to Master Li for protecting me. Though she didn't start practicing Falun Dafa right away, she was no longer afraid of telling people how the communist regime is persecuting the wonderful practice.
Her ailments, including tuberculosis, abnormal bone growth, and hyperthyroidism, went away. She was able to work on the farm like a young person and earn a very good income. She couldn't be happier and told everyone she knew that “Falun Dafa is good.”