(Minghui.org) I work as a construction designer and always follow the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance wherever I am.

As practitioners, we need to be responsible to other people and for the quality of our work. At a construction site in one city, I was in charge of managing and doing the measurements. I wasn’t required to do any manual labor, but I still took the initiative to help whenever a need arose, including laying the floor tiles.

I also helped the older residents in the building repair their drying rods or exercise equipment even though the construction company informed us that we wouldn’t get paid for the extra work. I kept in mind what Master Li Hongzhi said about thinking of others’ needs first, so I helped them when they asked me.

As a way to thank me, the residents wanted to buy me things or give me money. I declined their thoughtful gestures and told them that, as a Dafa practitioner, I helped them voluntarily, as it was what our master asked us to do. My interactions with them changed their view of Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong).

Clarifying the Facts

I once told a building manager who’d retired from the military about Dafa. When I asked him to quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and its youth organizations, he said, “Many people have urged me to do it before and I always refused. But I trust you. Why don’t you help me quit today?”

Another time, an older woman with a lot of free time would quietly observe me during the day. She then asked me, “You are a technician, so why are you doing manual labor? I’ve seen many workers before and they never cared about these things.” I told her it was because I practice Falun Dafa.

She replied, “How dare you tell me you practice Dafa? Quite a few practitioners in our community have been arrested and persecuted to death. You need to be careful.”

I then clarified the truth to her about Dafa. “So what I heard before were all lies? It turns out that Dafa really is good. I need to tell my daughter. She is the director of the community,” she said.

The woman brought her daughter over a few days later. I also told her the facts about Dafa. She said that she believed me, that her mother had told her she had never seen such a good person. I asked her to treat practitioners kindly in the future and to not participate in the persecution.

The daughter and the contractor later had a dispute about a project and couldn’t resolve it. She came to me for help. After negotiating with them, I settled the issue by donating my own time to help get the work done. Since then, she’s always helped me facilitate things when needed.

I once worked on a military water project. The military had a strict management team. They questioned everyone about Dafa and denied them a job if someone said that they practiced it. Their understandings of Falun Dafa were based on the CCP’s lies. When they questioned me, I said it was irrelevant to my work and I would answer the question later.

People couldn’t believe how hard I worked on the project. I ensured superior job quality and was conscientious about not wasting materials. Everyone eventually knew that I was a practitioner since my boss would only call me “Falun Gong.”

When the work was done, they summoned the government departments and the other parties involved in the project for a meeting. A military leader said, “We will look for Falun Dafa practitioners only for our future projects.”

A Second Chance at Life

An older person in our village was diagnosed with late stage stomach cancer. The doctors told her to prepare for her funeral. She walked past my home one day, so my wife and I told her about Dafa and that it might help her if she sincerely recited, “Falun Dafa is good. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.”

She said that she passed a lot of blood and pus during the few days she was reciting the phrases. She is now healthy again.

None of her family members listened to her when she told them about Falun Dafa before. Now they have all changed their minds.