A Precious Book Changed My Future
(Minghui.org) If someone facing danger and crisis could receive guidance in advance, and thus turn the crisis into peace and enjoy a bright future, he would indeed be a fortunate person. I am one of those fortunate people!
I was a common laborer who enjoyed martial arts, qigong, and traditional Chinese culture. However I didn’t finish junior high school and could not read ancient Chinese literature. A colleague knew that I liked qigong and recommended Falun Gong to me. He also promised to bring me a book about Falun Gong.
I will never forget my lucky day of November 18, 1995. My colleague lent me the precious book Zhuan Falun on that day. I started reading the book early that morning. The more reading I did, the more I liked what I read. I understood so many things that I did not understand before. I wanted to follow the principles of Zhen-Shan-Ren (Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance) and be a good person, the best person that I could possibly be. I read late into the night to finish the entire book.
My family called me at 8:00 p.m. one night and asked me to come home to handle something. Since I worked in a different city, I let the manager know and went back home the next day. After I arrived home, my family told me the shocking news that they found out my wife had an affair. I was an impulsive and reckless person at that time in life. I even carried an axe for protection should anyone try to harm me. I had only been married for a year, and I was devastated by this news about my wife.
Fortunately I remembered Master Li Hongzhi’s teaching in Zhuan Falun,
“When it’s difficult to endure, you can endure it. When it’s impossible to do, you can do it.” (Lecture Nine, Zhuan Falun).
I did not have any thoughts of revenge. But I did worry because my wife’s family did not live in this city. How could she survive if we got divorced?
After my wife came home from work in the evening, I told her not to talk about divorce just yet. Instead, I asked her to go with me to the park the next morning to find a Falun Gong practice site and get the book Zhuan Falun. The book could guide us in the best way to solve our problem.
The next morning, my wife and I went to the park and found a Falun Gong practice site. We asked the practitioners how to get a copy of Zhuan Falun. There was a shortage of the book and we placed an order for one. I told my wife to read the book well first and went back to work in the other city the next day.
I clearly knew that without studying Zhuan Falun previously, I would never have been so calm and rational in this situation. My impulsive personality often led to crisis and disaster. I was very fortunate to have read Zhuan Falun, which completely changed my future. I did not seek revenge, but handled everything calmly. I hoped my wife would also have the opportunity to change her fate and have a bright future. Miraculously it really happened that both my wife and I started down the bright path of Falun Dafa cultivation practice.
Since I started cultivating in Falun Dafa, I have continued to study Zhuan Falun. My xinxing (moral character) has also improved. I work in another city and the company rented a hotel for the workers to live nearby. The workers washed up at a faucet in the courtyard. Many dumped leftover food and garbage there and some even urinated in the courtyard. After a few months the smell was unpleasant. Neither the hotel nor the company took care of it. If I didn’t cultivate Dafa, I would also ignore it. Since I was a Falun Dafa practitioner and Master Li taught us to be good by following Zhen-Shan-Ren, I decided to take care of this problem. I was a little hesitant, not knowing whether people would understand and laugh at me.
I talked with another practitioner in my company and he also agreed to help. We borrowed the garbage truck from the hotel to clean the corners of the walls and flushed the area thoroughly with water. We also put out a few steel buckets and told fellow workers to dump the leftovers in the bucket and we would then give this to the pig farmers. Every morning we cleaned the courtyard after coming back from exercises. When someone threw garbage again, others would tell them to stop doing that since we had cleaned it so well.
I have been working with this company for more than ten years. Before I cultivated Dafa, like others, I took home items from the company. After I cultivated Dafa, I decided to convert the things I took to money and gave it to the company. I worried what the leader would think of me for taking things from the company, but still made up my mind to follow Dafa’s principles and do things right. I explained to the boss that I practiced Falun Dafa and realized that I did something wrong before, and I was determined to correct it and do a good job in the future. The boss praised me for trying to correct the mistakes, but he did not want to accept the money. I insisted and he finally accepted the money when he saw my sincerity.
Since beginning Falun Dafa cultivation, I have had a healthy body and have never taken any medicines. I also greatly improved my moral standard. I've encountered life threatening events a few times. However, with Master’s protection, I walked through it all safely. Now my child has also started to cultivate Falun Dafa and was fortunate to find an ideal job.
My intention of sharing my personal experience is to tell people that Falun Dafa is truly the great Buddha Fa. Please do not believe in the lies and propaganda of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Distinguish good and evil, and withdraw from the CCP and its affiliated organizations to secure a great future for you and your family.
Thank you Master for your compassionate salvation!