Righteous Thoughts Lead to Miraculous Outcomes in Risky Situations
(Minghui.org) In a small country town a few years ago, I stood at an intersection where a narrow dirt road meets a highway. I was talking to two men about the persecution of Falun Dafa and urging them to renounce their memberships in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Standing beside us were two women who appeared to be street hawkers.
A car from a local court stopped right next to us. I could see the occupants inside talking to each other. One of the women said to me abruptly, “You can give your materials to them!” I knew what she meant because the persecution of Falun Dafa was quite intense at the time. I replied calmly, “That’s a local police car, and you must know the people in it. Would you be able to give these pamphlets to them if I give them to you?” She was dumbfounded by my composure.
The car left pretty quickly, but the same woman asked me for four booklets to give to people she knew.
Last year, on the roadside on market day in a village, I was surrounded by a dozen people all wanting informational materials about Dafa. I was busy chatting and handing them out to market vendors, visitors, and passersby. All of a sudden, the noisy chatter stopped.
Not too far behind me, a police officer was parking his motorbike and looking at us. I knew that as a Dafa disciple I should not run away because that would have been an admission of guilt; I must not let up with my mission to save people, either. A voice in my head told me, “The police officers are also human beings who need to be saved.” I walked over to the officer confidently and said with a smile, “I have something for you. Please take this pamphlet and remember ‘Falun Dafa is good’ and ‘Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.’ I wish you and your family all the best!” He was taken aback but recovered quickly to say thank you and then left. The crowd again gathered around me.
One time while I was clarifying the truth to a man on the main street of a country town, five policemen on patrol walked toward me. The man was scared stiff and whispered, “Stop talking now. The police are here!” I smiled and said, “We have nothing to do with the police. They only arrest criminals who steal, rob or scam people. We are trying to be good by conducting ourselves according to the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. If they knew that, they might even praise us for what we're doing. If we all behave, they would not have to be out here patrolling and could just stay in their comfortable office. Wouldn't that be nice, don't you think?” He laughed.
Another time at a country market, just as I finished helping a man to quit his CCP membership, his friend came by. When he saw the Dafa pamphlets his friend was holding, he was quick to state his view, “Falun Dafa does not work well in China. The leadership of the Party is much better in contrast. Look at the elections in Japan and Taiwan: there's so much disagreement and arguing, sometimes to the point of physical violence.” I told him, “Many politicians outside of China behave like gentlemen; they argue when they disagree but they don't resort to physical violence. Disagreement is common between different political parties, so arguing is normal. But the CCP is a completely different animal–it's a ruthless, anti-human genocidal machine. It relies on killing its own people to stay in power. The CCP's ideology did not originate from China; it has caused the deaths of over 80 million Chinese since it took power in 1949. It instigated the 'Land Reformation' campaign, the 'Three Anti' and the 'Five Anti' purges, used tanks and guns to massacre students at Tiananmen Square, and are now persecuting Falun Dafa. It is natural that if you kill someone, you have to pay for it with your life. If human beings cannot bring the CCP to justice, heaven will, and no one can stop that. My master has asked us to save you so that you won’t be implicated and perish along with the CCP when it’s held accountable for its crimes. Therefore, it's important that you renounce all your affiliations with the Party.” The man had no response to my words and left.
One summer day at another country market, three people were sitting in the shade. I managed to persuade two of them to quit the CCP, but the third resisted vehemently. He regurgitated all the lies about Falun Dafa he had been fed by the CCP and threatened to call the police. I immediately sent strong righteous thoughts in my mind to stop his phone from connecting to the police. I couldn’t let him commit a crime against Dafa.
I spotted another man sitting nearby, so I went to talk to him. He was very supportive of Falun Dafa and tried to calm down the man who was against Dafa, “We would have a lot fewer corrupt government officials if we all lived according to the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance. Divine retribution is certain for evildoers.”
At this point, the first two men had also joined in the conversation. It was three to one, and the man opposing Dafa found himself outnumbered and beaten.
“If upon encountering trying circumstances your thinking can be truly righteous, then, when faced with the evil's persecution and when faced with interference, just one sentence of yours fortified with steadfast righteous thoughts can instantly make the evil disintegrate (applause), and it will make those who are being used by the evil turn and flee, it will make the evil's persecution of you dissolve, and it will make the evil's interfering with you disappear without a trace.” (“Teaching the Fa at the Western U.S. International Fa Conference” from Collected Fa Teachings, Vol. VII)
Master has also taught us:
“The old forces don't dare to oppose our clarifying the truth or saving sentient beings. What's key is to not let them take advantage of the gaps in your state of mind when you do things.” (“Teaching the Fa at the 2002 Fa Conference in Boston” from Collected Fa Teachings, Vol. II)
Master has clearly said:
“Get rid of any attachment you have, and don’t think about anything. Just do everything a Dafa disciple should do, and everything will be covered.” (“Teaching the Fa at the Washington, D.C. International Fa Conference” from Guiding the Voyage)
In the last ten years or so, as I leave the house every day to clarify the truth, I recite these last two quotes from Master. I know that all I need to do is to have complete faith in Master and follow his words one hundred percent without exception. In this way, many potentially risky situations would be transformed into miraculous outcomes.