Fa-Rectification Path: Quietly Saving Sentient Beings
(Minghui.org) Greetings esteemed Master, and fellow practitioners:
I obtained Dafa in 2004. Before cultivation, I visited temples throughout Taiwan, volunteering to paint Buddha Statues. However, I did not know anything about cultivation, and thought that it was merely a pursuit for spiritual attainment, and for finding peace, and achieving health. Thus, I was rather confused about life. I got married with the mentality of escaping from life. After giving birth, I got postpartum depression, and different health problems, such as a year-around bad colds, I felt sore and had pain throughout my body, lack of strength in both of my legs, unable to carry anything heavy, and I found it difficult to walk up stairs. As there was no cure to my ailments; I just dreaded having to go on living.
Then, I watched on television about the oppression on Falun Gong (also called Falun Dafa) in Mainland China. Someone was teaching the Dafa exercise, and it looked amazing. I felt peaceful, something I had not experienced in temples or shrines. It made me feel very comfortable.
The interviewer interviewed Master, who looked familiar, so I went to the bookstore to find books about Falun Gong. Three nights after reading Zhuan Falun, I experienced many of the scenarios mentioned by Master. My health was restored and I knew that I found what I was looking for. Then, I suffered severe karma elimination. As my xinxing had not improved, I went to hospital, but felt dizzy and ran out of the door. After I left the hospital, my symptoms went away.
Clarifying the Truth about Dafa
Then, I started to clarify the truth about Dafa to people in 2006. It was amazing, as people could understand after more clarification what Dafa was about and why they should withdraw from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). However, given the propaganda by the CCP against Falun Gong resulted in doubts by sentient beings. We have to break through what is blocking sentient beings' understanding of the goodness of Dafa.
To clarify the truth online is less strenuous, as one does not get a sunburn, or stand in the rain. It looks ordinary. When sitting in front of the computer we just need to make contact with the “precious Chinese people.” But, xinxing tests are never easy – I am learning how extraordinary this project is.
Due to the evil control one experiences humiliation, and is exposed to pornographic pictures. Some people ask for money, and might ask to be paid for withdrawing from the CCP.
Afterwards, I looked inward and realized that I had the attachment to profit. After I eliminated this attachment, I did not meet up with people asking for money. Sometimes when sending a film about the persecution or video clip, people immediately click a “Thumb up.” Some respond, “the actors performed so well,” although they wouldn’t dare to talk about the movie's content, but it’s already a big step for sentient beings to look at what we sent. Some viewers changed from threatening me to quitting the CCP. Some said that they viewed the video several times when abroad. But, as they had not yet withdrawn from the CCP they asked me to do so and that I could use their real name. Many times, the pseudonym I suggested were the same as their real name.
I felt so tired at the beginning. Then, two verses from Master’s poem came to my mind:
“Compassion can harmonize Heaven and Earth, ushering in springRighteous thoughts can save the people in this world”(“The Fa Rectifies the Cosmos,” Hong Yin II)
Then, I felt clear-headed. Is it because my compassion shall expand the capacity to embrace all kinds of sentient beings, with the help of righteous thoughts. After I enlightened, all the attacks from those who were evil were not effective. Those who humiliated me did it out of fear. I could harmonize it with my compassion. Those who laughed did not know the truth.
Everything is easier when one uses chatting scripts. However, when responding to several sentient beings at the same time, it would get all messed up with frustration. It’s an old Chinese saying, “To be good at something, it’s important to sharpen one's tools.”
In order to persist in clarifying the truth online, it is essential to break through all kinds of interference. Once I wanted to click on some interesting ordinary people’s website for entertainment. Suddenly, I saw the web page with Master’s photo. I felt that Master is looking after me. Then, eight people withdrew from the Party within the next half-an-hour. This was the power of Dafa, because Master guided the destined sentient beings to my computer.
Breaking Through CCP Censorship
CCP’s censorship and interference are very strict. Sometimes all our efforts could be in vain, but this could never shake my determination to help people resign from the CCP. In fact, all projects have a certain amount of difficulty, and frustration is only a process, not the result.
Censorship is nothing but a process to train our abilities to get through the tests. I was blocked many times. Early on, I was attacked, and the monitor went black and blank. Then, I sent righteous thoughts and look inward, which are my Fa-tools. Sometimes I fell asleep in front of the computer, while at other times I chat until midnight and do not get tired. The next day I could still go to work in good spirits. It’s all the magnificent Fa power.
Looking at Things from the Perspective of Cultivation
My husband started gambling and we got into huge debts, and no longer lived a comfortable life. I was originally a simple housewife, but was forced to work. I took over the household financial burden, and for years I had to pull my husband out of gambling places. Then, I had a dream that predicted the ending of my hardships. I dreamed that I and my two kids stood on a stage watching my husband being beaten cruelly, with the announcement saying: “tomorrow your husband will invite you for a meat ball soup.” The next day, as shown in the dream, there was a pack of meat balls from my husband. From that day on, he quit gambling. Afterwards, I enlightened, meat ball in Taiwanese is “finished gambling.”
Despite the economic oppression by the old forces, I never gave up my efforts in doing the three things. My two children, young practitioners, are now grown up, and study at Universities. My family situation changed. Even though we still suffer from the gambling debts, we can see the light at the end of the tunnel.
If I had not obtained Dafa, the old me, could have never have endured the stress. One day, I planned for a divorce, but when reading Zhuan Falun, I heard Master’s voice in my mind, “You cannot get a divorce. Because he is a heavenly king from a very high and very far away place. He is just covered by karma, you have to look at things from the perspective of cultivation.” I enlightened that his origin was an enlightened Fa being, but he persecuted a Dafa disciple. Just like “...Miller's master had him do bad deeds to obtain benevolent results.” (“Dafa Is All-Encompassing,” Essentials for Further Advancement II) Shouldn’t I be thankful to him?
“Whatever you experience during your cultivation—whether good or bad—is good, for it comes about only because you are cultivating.” (“To the Chicago Fa Conference,” The Essentials of Diligent Progress Vol. III)
Before I used to think that my family was my defect without a cure. Now I feel that all beings are precious. Changing my concepts of thinking, his response is also turning into positive. I know it’s the power of compassion.
Not Taking Fake Phenomenon as Real
Once, when I woke up in the early morning, I felt unable to inhale. I knew that it was my tribulation before I would pass away. Then I thought, “I couldn’t leave like this, as there are still so many sentient beings to save.” Thus, I climbed on the computer chair and called loudly, “I want to save sentient beings, my mission is not complete yet.” Suddenly, all the pain was gone, and it was as if it never happened. I realize that the tribulation in cultivation is in fact just a fake phenomenon, we should never take it as real.
The time for saving sentient beings is ending. God is watching and reviewing all beings, and sentient beings are choosing their own future.
Once, I was eating breakfast in front of the PC, an online friend who always said nasty words approached me and said, “Are you trying to overthrow the CCP?” I replied, “No, we just wanted to reveal the evil to stop the persecution. If the truth is not being censored by the CCP, why should I make the effort? I truly wish you a peaceful and bright future. “
He said, “Is that all? Then withdraw me from the CCP. I had been observing you for so long, I admire you all, please take good care, because I am one of those CCP members who is in charge of persecuting people like you.”
Once I introduced Shen Yun to my boss, he kept saying he would be too busy to watch it. I then forgot about it. But that night I had a dream. It was written on the salary envelope, “A wrong step results in eternal regret.” After awakening, I asked myself, wouldn’t the next sentence be “looking back is a hundred-year-old body”?
We have to seize the day to save the destined sentient beings, thus I told my boss about this dream, and advised him to watch Shen Yun. He had an operation on his legs because of vascular tumors. After the operation he had to use a wheel chair for the rest of his life because of adhesions. After watching Shen Yun, he went back to the hospital for a check-up, and he no longer had adhesions. The doctor said that this is a medical miracle. My boss said, that when he was watching Shen Yun, he knew that he would be fine.
Once in my meditation, I saw a Tsunami as high as few-floors rushing toward me. Beside me was a very long queue of people, When the Tsunami was above us, it turned into transparent and empty waves, and then was gone. The people said that all of us can be saved.
We had suffered in our previous lives so much to obtain this Dafa in this life, how could we give up halfway?
“How could it be okay to not do that when so many people are waiting to be saved?! Even I am helping you do that! Saving non-practitioners is supposed to be your responsibility. [The way it’s supposed to be is that] I save you, and you save them. Now I am even helping you do it, so if you don’t do it, are you a Dafa disciple? How are you going to fare at the end, when accounts are finally settled? At that point it will be too late for crying.” (“Fa Teaching at 2019 New York Fa conference”)
(Presented at the 2019 Taiwan Fa Conference)