Police Who Tried to Incriminate Me Could Not Find Anything
(Minghui.org) I started practicing Falun Gong after reading the book Zhuan Falun. A month later, I was completely illness-free. I have been full of energy since then.
It was the first time I knew what it felt like to be completely healthy. My husband also started practicing Falun Gong after he saw the changes in me.
My husband came from a relatively prestigious family, while I was a village girl. As such, my mother-in-law never liked me. She would scold me whenever she found a chance.
One time I had a slight disagreement with my sister-in-law. The next day, I came home at noon to breastfeed my child, but my mother-in-law wouldn't let me in. She pointed her finger at my nose and told me to get out of her house. I cried and begged for her forgiveness. Though I never complained to my husband, I had always held a grudge against my mother-in-law.
I was awakened after I read what Teacher says in Zhuan Falun:
“In cultivation practice, there may be two scenarios when dealing with specific conflicts or when others treat you badly. One is that you might have treated this person badly in your previous life. You feel in your heart that it is unfair, “How can this person treat me like this?” Then why did you treat this person that way in the past? You might claim that you actually did not know it at that time, and this life has nothing to do with the other life. That does not work. There is another issue. In conflicts, the issue of transforming karma is involved. Therefore, in dealing with specific conflicts we should be forgiving instead of acting like ordinary people.”
I knew that I could have been mean to my mother-in-law in a previous life. If not, then she has surely given me a lot of virtue over the years. I tried to forgive her, and eventually, I was able to treat her like a friend. Now we are like mother and daughter, and I truly care for her. One day my son told me that my mother-in-law said that I was even nicer to her than my sister-in-law was.
At work I am a chief accountant. Before I practiced Falun Gong, I worked overtime only if I had to. After I became a practitioner, I wanted to prove that Falun Gong was good through my actions. So I made sure that everyone knew that I was a practitioner, and that I was capable and hardworking.
However, Teacher says in Zhuan Falun,
“Showing off itself is a very strong attachment and a very bad attachment that a practitioner must relinquish.”
I discovered that I had an attachment to fame, and I knew that I shouldn't be seeking fame. So what if my coworkers said that I was a capable person? I realized that it was my job to do and that I should do it well anyway.
The company later expanded, and my supervisor decided to hire me an assistant because I was too busy. I told him that it wasn't necessary because the budget was really tight. As a result, I had to work overtime even more. I didn't think much of it and thought that I was just getting my job done. My supervisor later publicly praised me in a general meeting, with tears in his eyes.
The police arrested me in 2007 when I was handing out information about Falun Gong and the persecution. Besides ransacking my home in the name of finding evidence, the police also had the company accounts audited.
They wanted to find discrepancies so that they could incriminate me with corruption charges, but they found nothing wrong with the accounts.
A coworker of mine who didn't know that I was a practitioner said, “Falun Gong is indeed a good practice. She didn't skim off the company or make any mistakes with the accounts. The communist regime is going after the wrong people.”
While I was being imprisoned, the authorities wouldn't let people visit me, other than my family. Many times, my supervisors and coworkers used their connections so that they could visit me in prison. Each time they brought me money and necessities.
A prison guard said, “I've worked here for years, and I've never seen a prisoner's supervisor visit so frequently.” They also went to visit my husband and mother-in-law to console them after my arrest.