(Minghui.org) I am a 70 year old woman who started practicing Falun Dafa in 2004. Before then, my immunity was poor, and I suffered from cholecystitis, an enlarged liver, gastroptosis, osteoporosis, and vertigo. I took plenty of medication but I was still very sick. I even tried to kill myself several times.
Just as I thought my life was at the end, I found Falun Dafa. My xinxing (moral character) improved, and my body was cleansed by Master Li Hongzhi. All my illnesses went away! Dafa gave me good health as well as happiness and peace. I am so lucky!
There have been many incredible things during my cultivation. I would like to talk about stories related to my eldest son.
My Son No Longer Opposed My Practice
One day, my son suddenly said in a serious tone: “Mom, you cannot practice Falun Dafa anymore.” I asked him why?
“Don’t you know how ruthless the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) can be?” He answered. “Many Dafa practitioners were arrested and even killed. No one could even find their bodies. You cannot reason with the CCP.” I asked him where he got this information. He told me he read some fliers about the persecution.
In 2011, I was illegally arrested and sentenced to one year in a forced labor camp. My three sons spent three months looking for the labor camp I was being held in and came to see me. The guards refused to let them in, which angered my sons, and they started to argue with the guards. In the end, they were allowed to see me.
After I was released, I continued to go out to tell the truth about Falun Dafa and help people to quit the CCP, so they can be saved. My sons were frightened and tried to stop me.
My eldest son appeared at my door, holding a bottle of wine. He was drunk. “Son, you had too much to drink,” I said. “Go to bed and sleep it off.”
He said no. Then he pointed at my computer and printer: “I’m here to smash these.”
“Son, you can’t do that!”
“I have to, mom.” He said. “You make us all worried when you're using them!” He then walked toward the computer and printer.
I quickly blocked him. “Son, if you want to smash them, smash me first!”
“I won’t touch you. You are my mother!”
“This equipment is worth more than your mother’s life!” I said. “Son, I don’t want you to damage something being used for clarifying the truth and saving people. You would create too much karma, and you would have to pay it off!”
I then broke into tears. “It was all my fault. I did not tell you clearly how important and sacred what I’m doing is. When the day comes and everything is clear, you will be so proud of your mother, and you will know how lucky you are!”
He started to sob. The bottle of wine fell from his hands. He cried all the way back home, and told his wife: “I won’t try to stop her again.”
His wife replied: “It is a blessing your mother gained good health from practicing Falun Dafa!”
Since then, my son has not tried to stop me. Now, when he sees me making truth clarification materials, he just smiles. And when he asks me to help pick up his kids, he often says: “Mom, do you have time? I don’t wish to disturb what you're doing.”
Saving People When Taking Care of My Son
I received an urgent call from my eldest son: “Mom, I fell down. The doctor said my leg is broken.”
“Son, don’t be afraid. I’m coming to the hospital right away.” I said.
I rushed to the hospital and saw that my son could not move at all. His mother-in-law suggested we hire two people to take care of him. I said there was no need to hire anyone, that I would take care of him myself.
She was uncertain: “You are 60 years old. You cannot do it day and night all by yourself!” I eventually convinced her I would be able to stay and take care of him just fine.
My son was in pain constantly. His belly swelled, and he was unable to eat. I suggested that he recite “Falun Dafa is good! Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good!”
“I am such a mess ,” he complained. “And you tell me to say these words!”
“Especially because of your condition. You need Dafa’s blessing, son.”
He closed his eyes and recited the phrase in silence. I thought it was not accidental I was in this hospital, and there were likely people who were predestined to be meet me and hear the truth. So I tried to talk to more people.
At lunch time, I helped to deliver food to patients and clean up afterwards. When the hospital canteen was making dumplings, I went to help.
An elderly man in my son’s ward suffered from a slipped disc. When he defecated, he could not bend to flush the toilet. The smell came into the ward and everyone covered their noses and gave the man disgusting looks. I went into the restroom and saw feces everywhere, so I cleaned it up. Later, each time he came out of the restroom, I went to clean up after him.
The elderly man was moved to tears. He told my son: “Your mother is the best person in the world. When she gets old, please treat her really well!”
My son’s doctor was an older man. One day he asked how old I was and was surprised to learn I was 64. “You look really healthy! And you are such a kind person,” the doctor said. “There are too few good people nowadays!”
“I am a Falun Dafa practitioner,” I replied.“Dafa's Master taught us to be good people.” He was surprised. I then asked if he knew about Falun Dafa.
“A little bit. There are people in my village practicing it, but I don’t know them well.”
I began to explain to him that the whole world knows Falun Dafa is good, but the CCP does not like it and launched a brutal persecution.
“The CCP arrested, detained, and sent numerous practitioners to jail. They even kill practitioners and sell their organs for profit! The CCP’s crimes will not be allowed by Heaven. So Heaven will eliminate the CCP.
“Many good Chinese people were forced to join the CCP’s organizations. If someone is a member of the CCP, he or she will be punished when the CCP is eliminated. This is why we Dafa practitioners risk our lives and advise people to withdraw from the CCP organizations. This will be the only way to keep safe.”
“I now understood why Falun Dafa practitioners keep telling people to quit the CCP.” the doctor said. “I am not a party member, but I was in the CCP’s Youth League and Young Pioneers. Please help me quit.”
A few days later, I was having lunch with about 20 people, including the doctor, his four students, and patients. The doctor suddenly turned to me and said loudly: “Could you please tell everyone here about Falun Dafa?”
I stood up. “Does anyone know what Falun Dafa is?” I began to explain about the practice, the CCP’s persecution, and why everyone should quit the Party. Everyone listened carefully. The next day, I helped many of them to quit the CCP, including the doctor’s students.
In the hospital, many people came and went. So I took every opportunity to tell them the truth.
One day, a new patient moved into my son’s room. I planned to clarify the truth to him when my son went to sleep, since I did not want him to worry about my safety. But my son would not go to sleep that day. So I asked Master Li to help him go to sleep, and, soon, my son was fast asleep.
I began to chat with the new patient. I asked him if he heard of withdrawing from the CCP in order to keep safe. He said he heard of it but he did not withdraw.
I explained: “When you joined the CCP organizations, you were asked to pledge to give your whole life to the CCP. An oath cannot be made casually. It will be fulfilled. Only by keeping distance from the Party can one survive during a catastrophe. Do you understand what I mean?”
“Now I understand,” he said. “I did not join the Party. Could you please help me to withdraw from Youth League and Young Pioneers?”
I was so happy for him. He was discharged from the hospital a few days later.
The doctor predicted my son’s injury would take at least three months to heal, but he was walking in just one month. After we returned home, my son’s mother-in-law said: “Falun Dafa is indeed amazing! You were able to take care of him day and night for a month!” She smiled: “I’m going to practice Falun Dafa too!”
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