Letting People Know about Falun Dafa Through My Work in a Hospital
(Minghui.org) I was once ambitious and thought highly of myself. I looked down on my mother-in-law and her family.
I developed many illnesses at a young age, including rheumatoid arthritis, neurasthenia, insomnia, agastritis, and a fast heartbeat. My illnesses caused me anguish, and I often felt that I was on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
I have a good friend at work who knew that I was suffering. She said, “Why don't you practice Falun Dafa?”
“How do I begin?” I asked.
She brought me the main book of Falun Dafa Zhuan Falun and other Dafa books.
After I read Zhuan Falun, I understood how I should conduct myself. I began to return items that I had taken home from the hospital where I work. If I broke something at work, I covered the cost myself. I was also no longer competitive.
Some patients wanted me to give them extra receipts for reimbursement from their employers for medical expenses. I knew that would be dishonest, so I declined.
My coworkers soon noticed how I had changed, and began saying that I was a new person because of Dafa. One of my coworkers said, “I didn't like you before, but ever since you began practicing Falun Dafa I have enjoyed hanging out with you. It must be an amazing practice!”
I was surprised as well. I didn't realize that I previously had a bad reputation. I thought that I was popular and well-liked. I was happy to be on a new path, one of cultivation and striving to be a good person.
My illnesses disappeared soon after I started practicing Falun Dafa. This cannot be explained by modern science. I used to take a lot of medications, but now I do not take any.
I began telling my work colleagues and patients about Falun Dafa after the persecution began in July 1999. I was good and kind to my patients. When they commented on my kindness, I told them that I practiced Falun Dafa. Some just accepted what I said, while others had questions. I took those opportunities to clear up any misconceptions they had, and explained how the practice had helped me in many ways.
I was reported to the authorities by a patient who believed the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) lies and propaganda about Falun Dafa. I was suspended at work for one month. When I returned, I continued telling people about Dafa. My manager said to me, “If you promise me you will stop practicing and not talk to patients about Falun Dafa any more, you can still work here. Otherwise I will have to let you go.”
“You're a good boss,” I replied. “I can't imagine you letting go of a good employee. I cannot make you such a promise.”
He dropped the subject and never brought it up again.
I continued working at the hospital. Helping my patients was a priority, and that included telling them about Falun Dafa. I declined to accept cash from any patient. I told them that I practiced Falun Dafa, and assured them that I would treat them well. Some of them worked for the municipal government and were a bit surprised at my very caring behavior. After I told them about the practice, they said that I was a great practitioner.
When I put my heart into telling them about Dafa, Master (the founder of Falun Dafa) strengthened my capabilities at work. Patients trusted me, and were always happy when they knew that I was on duty. When their family members visited them, I was friendly and kind. I told them about Dafa and helped them to quit the CCP. I often helped entire families of three generations to quit the CCP.
A Patient With Heart Disease Became Healthy
When a retired man in his seventies was admitted to the hospital I talked to him about his health in detail. He was comfortable with me and commented that he could talk to me about anything. Whenever he had a question, he did not hesitate to come to me, and I always patiently answered them.
He asked me, “Why you are so nice?”
I told him that I am good to everyone, and that I practiced Falun Dafa. He was surprised and said that because of me he had changed his mind about Dafa. Then he told me that his wife used to practice, but after someone approached him on the street suggesting that he quit the CCP, he became upset, and he would not allow his wife to practice anymore.
I explained why it was so important for him to quit the Party. He agreed, and said that he would not stop his wife from taking up the practice again. He also said that he would read Zhuan Falun with his wife.
He was scheduled to have and angiogram and have a stent put in his arteries during heart surgery. However after his exam, his doctor told him that his heart was healthy and surgery would not be necessary. He was happy.
His wife resumed her Falun Dafa practice, and she was grateful for the change in her husband's attitude towards the practice.
Weak, Premature Babies Become Healthy
I approached a woman crying in the hallway at the hospital. She told me that her daughter-in-law had prematurely delivered a baby at seven months, and that the baby only weighted three pounds. The doctor informed them that the baby had little chance of survival. I suggested that the mother-in-law say “Falun Dafa is good” to the child repeatedly, and I helped the woman to quit the CCP.
The lady greeted me at the hospital at a later date, “Do you remember me?” she said. “You helped me save my grandchild.”
She had done as I suggested, and the baby boy grew fast and became strong. I then helped the baby's mother quit the CCP.
Another premature baby in the hospital was so weak that the family had given up hope for his survival. I spoke quietly to the baby saying, “Be strong and remember 'Falun Dafa is good'.” His grandma, who heard me, asked Master for blessings for her grandson.
When the baby was taken to the hospital for a check-up four months later, his mother told me that her mother asked her to bring the baby for me to see. He was healthy and growing strong.
Raising Awareness to the Public
When I am not at work, I am often outdoors handing out Falun Dafa informational materials and helping people to quit the CCP. This has helped me eliminate many attachments, including fear, fame, and avoidance of hardship. I even began doing this on my lunch breaks. I sometimes met up with another practitioner, and we each alternated between talking to people and sending forth righteous thoughts.
We paid no attention to the weather, and went out in the cold, rain, and scorching heat. We reminded each other to pay attention to the cultivation process and to put our hearts into doing everything well.
I am thrifty and thus save money to produce informational materials. I have also noticed that many other practitioners also do not shop often or spend money frivolously to insure that we always have enough materials to do what we should do as Dafa practitioners.