Hotel Manager: I Will Be a Good Person Wherever I am
(Minghui.org) I started practicing Falun Gong in 1997. I am the manager of a hotel and am in charge of guest rooms, conferences, guest relations and coordination with relevant government offices.
The director of the city's tourism management office visited my hotel frequently when we were in the middle of renovating and upgrading it. He seemed to have a good impression of me.
During one of the director's visits, I explained to him about Falun Gong and how it has spread around the world. I said, “Falun Gong teaches people to be good. Practicing it benefits one's body and mind, as well as uplifts people's morality. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s propaganda defaming Falun Gong is all lies.” I went on to talk about the importance of quitting the CCP. He agreed to withdraw and said with a smile, “I will practice Falun Gong in the future.”
The hotel got a new general manager in 2011. He made a rule that hotel employees were not allowed to practice Falun Gong and he specifically called me on it. He believed that my practice would affect the reputation and revenue of the hotel.
When it was my turn to report, I said, “No matter which officials or staffers I meet, I treat them according to the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. I fulfill my duties well, from the perspective of management and our guests. I have never received a complaint and have had many compliment, and also the profits are increasing. Practicing Falun Gong is about being a good person no matter where I am. Therefore, I will continue to follow the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance.” After a moment of silence, the general manager said, “Your presentation is well done.”
I was framed after I talked about the persecution of Falun Gong to a guest in 2012. My hotel supervisor asked me to give up my practice and not to mention it to guests.
To force me to give up my belief, he even framed me, getting some hotel employees to say that I offended guests and harmed hotel business. I was demoted from my manager position and given low level janitorial work.
The private areas of the hotel were dirty and filled with flies and mice. As a practitioner, I did not complain but tried my best to be a good person. I got to work early and on my first day planned to clean the floor. I spent half a day disinfecting and cleaning the entire area. I also installed windows and window screens. I cleaned the area before I left for home every day. In the end, there were no mice or flies around.
I was nice to everyone and helped my colleagues as much as I could. My colleagues changed their attitude and said one after another, “Falun Gong is good.”
A year later, hotel profits were down due to managerial conflicts. The general manager decided to restore my position for the hotel's sake. He praised my work and character at a shareholder meeting, but did not mention that I practiced Falun Gong. I decided to talk with him in person after the meeting.
I said, “The Party promotes struggles against heaven and earth. It has killed over 80 million people since it took power, and has committed unpardonable sins. Now it persecutes good people who follow Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance and even conducts live organ harvesting for lucrative profits. It is sure to be disintegrated by heaven.”
He had Party flags on his desk. However, a few days later after our talk I noticed they had been removed.