(Minghui.org) I am in my 80s. On July 20, 1999, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) launched the persecution of Falun Gong, which pained my heart. One day, another practitioner and I climbed up a mountain where there was a pavilion. We stood inside it and shouted to the sky, “Master, where are you? What should your disciples do?” Then we cried and said, “The CCP doesn’t allow us to practice Dafa, but we will still practice. If our family doesn’t allow us, even though we’d have to wander about and beg for food, we still will not quit.”
That night, I had a vivid dream: Master, other practitioners, and I sat together. I held a copy of Explaining the Content of Falun Dafa. Master took the book away from me, looked at it, and then gave it back. My practitioner friend did the same thing. After that, Master said, “Be steadfast! Be steadfast! Must be steadfast! Master is by your side at all times.”
Then I woke up. I thought, “Wow! Master is right by my side!” From then on, I felt confident. Whatever I did, I didn’t feel scared.
For all these years, I’ve been immersed in Master’s saving grace. I’ve witnessed just how extraordinary and amazing Dafa is and experienced Master’s benevolent protection.
One night in a dream I was alone on a big stage. I held a big vase in my hand, and it seemed as if I was acting in a show. There was a large audience. I said, “Who wants to come up on the stage with us?” Nobody responded. Right then, five people came out of the dark and surrounded me. They tried to stop me from acting, so they could arrest and beat me. I shouted, “Who dares to do such a bad deed? I am a Dafa practitioner!” I sent forth righteous thoughts, and they disappeared.
Three days later, I was at a bus stop clarifying the facts about Dafa to people. A police car suddenly pulled over and parked in front of me and five police officers got out. They came over and said, “Old woman, what are you doing here? Are you promoting Falun Gong? You aren’t allowed to do that. If you do it again, we’ll have you arrested and detain you.” I said, “Young men, I am asking them to be good people. Isn’t that a good thing? Falun Dafa saves people. I recovered from all my illnesses after I started practicing it. What would I do without Dafa? Bad people won’t have a future.”
They said, “If it’s good, then do it at home, don’t go out and spread it.” I said, “I know it’s good, how can I keep it to myself? I let people know about Dafa and Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance so that they can have a good future. Isn’t that a good thing?” One police officer began to curse Master Li, the founder of Falun Dafa. I said, “Young man, don’t do that! It’s bad for you and bad for your family. You will incur retribution. This is a universal law, who would dare to disrespect it?”
I reminded them with an example: “You know Liu Shaoqi was once the vice chairman of the Party. But just overnight, he was overthrown and labeled an anti-revolutionist. Dafa has been spread for more than 20 years, and it still prevails, because this is the law of heaven. Tell me, who would dare to contend with heaven?” Because I was not frightened, they left.
One time I met a postgraduate student. When I told him that Dafa was wonderful, he didn’t want to hear it. He repeated a CCP-fabricated lie about a supposed practitioner who went astray and then killed his wife. I examined the so-called facts of that story and proved it to be a fabrication with common logic.
The young man was impressed and then asked me a few questions, including about the staged “self-immolation” incident and the “April 25th” peaceful appeal to the government. I pointed out some of the many inconsistencies of the CCP’s propaganda about the “self-immolation” incident. Then I said of the April 25 appeal, “In terms of ‘besieging’ the Chinese official compound, the truth is that practitioners are all good people. They just followed what the police officers told them to do. In the end, the police arranged them to stand around the Chinese official compound. When they left, they picked up the garbage on the ground and left it spotless. Who else would do that?”
The young man said, “Auntie, I am a CCP member. Please help me renounce my membership from the Party. Thank you!”
Two police officers knocked on the door. When I asked who they were, they declared their identities. I said, “I’m home alone. My son doesn’t like visitors when he is not here.” They said, “Auntie, please open the door for us. It’ll be a quick chat.” I thought to myself, “It’s fine to have them come in. I can take this opportunity to awaken their conscience.”
After they came in, they started looking around. Then they said, “Wow, you have Dafa things everywhere.” I said, “True. Dafa is so wonderful! I recovered from all my ailments.”
“But the government doesn’t allow people to practice,” they reminded me. “Does your son support you in this?” I said, “He surely does. If I didn’t practice Dafa, how much would he have to worry over my poor health? And how much would he have to spend on my medical expenses? Besides, he’d also have to take care of me.”
I said, “Young man, if I had you write down all the miraculous things that have happened to me since I started to practice, you could write a book.” One of the officers said, “If we did that, we wouldn’t be able to keep our jobs.”
I kept talking. In the end, one of them said, “Auntie, I said we’d only stay for a short while and it’s been over an hour. You kept talking without giving us a chance.” I said, “Fine, then please go ahead.” Both of them talked briefly, then left.
A practitioner asked me, “How come they went to your home and didn’t dare to do anything?” I said, “Master is watching them. This is the power of Dafa.”
One day when I was passing out fliers outside a hospital nearby our residential area, a man approached me and said, “Old woman, don’t distribute fliers here, I am the person in charge. If you do that, I’ll get fired.” As soon as I heard that, I thought, “I needed to awaken his conscience.”
I said. “Young man, please don’t interfere with what we do. Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is a universal law and can save people. If you were to intervene, you would accumulate bad things for you and your family.”
As soon as he realized what I was going to do, he said right away, “Don’t come over. I don’t want people to hear what you said to me. Don’t talk to me, I don’t want to listen to you.”
He got into the car and was about to close the door when I started to pull the door open to give him a flier, but failed. He said, “Auntie, back off. I’ve got to go now.” Then he drove away. He never bothered me again.
I slept in one day. When I woke up it was late, so I grabbed a hat and a coat before heading out. As soon as I got downstairs, I noticed that it was windy and snowing. But I decided not to go back to grab winter clothes, as I was running late. I thought: “I’m fine. I am a practitioner. With Master and Dafa here, I won’t feel the cold.” As soon as I had this thought, it suddenly felt as if a warm blanket was covering me.
When I got to the bus stop, a young lady asked, “My goodness, aren’t you cold?” Then she put her arms around me to protect me from the cold. I said, “I am not. I have Master Li, I have Falun Dafa, I’m not cold. Touch my forehead. I am actually sweating.” She touched my forehead and said, “Wow, you are sweating!”
I helped about a dozen people renounce their memberships from the CCP that afternoon.
On my way home, I ran into a fellow practitioner. She asked me, “Aunty, you are not cold, are you?” I said, “I am not.”
My son-in-law said to my daughter, “Your mom is over 80. You should go take care of her.” My daughter was very happy to hear that and so was I. When she came, I didn’t have to take care of any household chores or cook and could just focus on truth-clarification.
However, my legs started hurting. One time it was urgent that I get to the toilet, but since I had trouble walking, I asked my daughter to come help me. However, she sat on the couch, reading her book, and didn’t get up to help me. Then I couldn’t hold it and ended up soaking my pants. I was so upset that I pointed my finger at her and said, “You are so cruel to me. I brought you up so carefully, but now that I’m old, I ask you to give me a hand and you don’t.” When she didn’t say anything, I thought that I was right.
Then Master's words came to me in a dream, “Unless you, yourself do not want to do so, you can make it, provided you want to overcome them. ” (Lecture Four, Zhuan Falun)
True, my daughter was usually very kind to me, so didn’t this happen for me to improve my xinxing? I realized I hadn’t treated myself as a practitioner. My resentment toward my daughter instantly disappeared, and I started thinking about how hard things were for her. I said to her, “You don’t have to look after me any more. You need to stay home and look after your father-in-law. You could always come back here when he goes to his daughter’s home. I have Master taking care of me, so, actually, I’m fine.”
I’d like to end my sharing with Master’s poem:
“Rectifying the Fa
My one thought stunned the firmament and beyond—I wanted to save all beings and rid all that’s harmfulCountless layers of the rotten Old Forces impeded my pathEntering the human world, I realized things were worseRectifying Fa as I go, penetrating all layers of the cosmosAll choosing to oppose the rectification were eliminatedWhen Heaven wishes for change, who’d dare obstruct?The cosmos, now rebuilt, will never again turn bad” (“Rectifying the Fa,” Hong Yin III)