Dafa Will Persevere Through the Persecution
(Minghui.org) I began practicing Falun Dafa in 1997, at the age of 58. This year I turned 78 years old. I am very healthy, and enjoy clear vision and sharp hearing.
Before I practiced Dafa, I suffered from different kinds of illnesses, among them a serious gynecological problem. I was also anemic and very weak from loss of blood.
My educational level was minimal, so I only recognized a few Chinese characters. My husband and daughter read Zhuan Falun to me. It took three months for me to learn the Chinese characters, after which I could read the Dafa Books on my own.
I follow the Dafa principles, and thus have benefited from this cultivation practice. Not long into the practice, all my illnesses were gone and I was able to do chores.
Steadfast Dafa Practitioner
After Jiang Zemin, former head of the Chinese regime, banned Dafa in July 1999, the government owned media slandered Dafa nonstop. I could not understand why the communist regime was persecuting this great cultivation practice.
I went to Beijing to appeal for the right to practice Dafa, was arrested three times, and held in a brainwashing center once. No matter what I had to face, nothing could shake my belief in Dafa. I clarified the truth about Dafa and the persecution wherever I went, and felt no fear.
“At present, the most important thing is to save sentient beings, save more people! That is the most important thing.” (“:Fa Teaching at the 2007 New York Fa Conference” from Teaching the Fa at the Conference VIII)
In order to save more people, I have to study the Fa well. Therefore, I read two lectures from Zhuan Falun and other Dafa materials daily. My mission is to save people and nothing will stop me from accomplishing my task.
Everyone Deserves to Know the Truth
“Compassion is an enormous energy, the energy of righteous gods. The more compassion that is present, the greater this energy becomes, and it can disintegrate anything that is bad.” (“Fa Teaching at the 2009 Washington DC International Fa Conference” from Teaching the Fa at the Conference IX)
When I approach people, my heart is filled with kindness and I try to talk based on what they might have experienced.
Those of the older generation have likely experienced the Party's horrors dating back to the Cultural Revolution. Thus, I impart the basics of Dafa, and then talk about the history of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). I touch on the years of the Party's campaigns, the Cultural Revolution, the Tiananmen massacre, the persecution of Falun Dafa, among other Party misdeeds. Most of these people acknowledge the truth of what I'm saying and withdraw from the CCP and its youth organizations.
When people are of the younger or middle-age generation, I focus on the corruption of society, poisonous food products, and unscrupulous officials. After that, I change the topic to Falun Dafa. Most will quit the Party and accept Dafa informational materials.
I do not pick or choose people, because everyone deserves to know the truth.
One day a man threatened me: “How dare you talk to me about this. I can take you to the police station!”
I responded. “Wherever you take me, they will know good from bad. I cultivate Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance, and I am not a bad person.” He told me to leave and he would not harm me.
I have cultivated for around 20 years. Whenever I have faced difficulties or sickness karma, I would be more diligent in studying the Fa and doing the exercises. In addition, I sent forth righteous thoughts to eliminate substances persecuting or interfering with me. Most times, I recover in about two days.