(Minghui.org) Master said,
“Dafa disciples must validate the Fa. For you, clarifying the truth and saving all beings are first and foremost.” (“Teaching the Fa at the 2003 Atlanta Fa Conference,” Collected Fa Teachings, Vol. IV)
I began to cultivate in Falun Dafa prior to July 20, 1999. But, I did not clarify the truth face-to-face until 2005. Over the years, I have clarified the truth to all kinds of people, and I have gained valuable experience from successes and learned lessons from failures. I would like to share these with fellow practitioners.
Studying the Fa and Cultivating Xinxing by Maintaining Righteous Thoughts
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been indoctrinating and deceiving the Chinese people by promoting atheism and the theory of evolution. Especially after the persecution of Falun Dafa was initiated on July 20, 1999, the CCP intensified its efforts. It used all its propaganda machines to spread lies attacking and slandering Dafa. It has used the evilest, most cunning, and vicious methods known throughout the centuries to vilify Falun Dafa. The evil atmosphere could be felt everywhere throughout China, which made clarifying the truth and saving sentient beings very difficult.
Clarifying the truth and saving the people is a daunting, complicated, sacred, and urgent task. In order to be able to truly awaken the sentient beings, there are several undertakings that we must do well.
Studying the Fa Well, Studying the Fa a Lot, and Studying the Fa Earnestly
“Your righteous thoughts and everything you accomplish come from the Fa, so no matter how busy you are, don’t neglect Fa-study.” (“Fa Teaching Given at the 2002 Conference in Philadelphia, U.S.A.,” Collected Teachings Given Around the World, Volume II)
No matter how busy I am at work, or how tight my schedule, I have always found time to study the Fa for one to three hours a day since 2005. I mainly read Zhuan Falun, and Master’s lectures given around the world. I also hand-copy sections from Essentials for Further Advancement, and the poems from Hong Yin in a small handbook, and carry it with me. This way I can study the Dafa teachings anywhere and whenever I have time.
Our compassionate Master taught us the infinitely profound Fa principles in the most scientific, incisive, and easy-to-understand way, and helped us understand the mysteries of life and the universe. Master opened up my wisdom and made a fundamental change in my outlook on life and the world, providing the basis for me to clarify the truth.
I used to be too scared to clarify the truth to people and also did not know how to do it. But with Master’s help, I gained the courage to clarify the truth face to face with people, and the effect kept getting better and better. In over 20 years, I have successively distributed more than 30,000 pieces of various truth-clarification materials and helped more than 4,000 people withdraw from the CCP and its youth organizations.
Cultivating Well, Improving Xinxing, and Strictly Following Dafa’s Requirements
“...you need to clarify the truth and save sentient beings, but even more so should you cultivate yourselves well. If you don’t cultivate yourselves well, you won’t have mighty virtue, what you say will not be in line with the Fa, and then you won’t possibly be able to save sentient beings. When what you say has no mighty virtue and no power, it will have no effect, and the evil will capitalize on that.” (“Fa Teaching Given at the 2005 Manhattan International Fa Conference,” Collected Teachings Given Around the World, Volume V)
Master clearly told us in his lectures that besides saving people, we must also cultivate ourselves. If we don’t truly cultivate, we will have no energy, no mighty virtue, and no power to convince people. It will then be very difficult to save people.
Moreover, the old forces watch Dafa practitioners, trying to capitalize on their loopholes. Therefore, as true practitioners, we must always follow the standards of Dafa, let go of attachments, let go during life and death situations, be selfless, always have righteous thoughts, and execute righteous actions. Our words will then save sentient beings, stop the evil substances, and the old forces will not have a chance to exploit our shortcomings.
Fully Believe in Master and the Fa, Eliminate the Fear Mentality, and Clarify the Truth Righteously
We are living through an era of mass data collection. There are surveillance and high-definition cameras everywhere, which are monitored by the CCP. Plainclothes police, regular police officers, and secret agents are always around. The CCP uses various means to deceive the Chinese people. Faced with such a severe and dangerous environment, what should we do?
“Should you have fear,it will seize upon youIf thoughts are righteous,evil will collapse...” (“What’s to Fear?,” Hong Yin II)
“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.” (“Fa Teaching Given at the 2002 Conference in Boston, U.S.A.,” Collected Teachings Given Around the World, Volume II)
During the Fa-rectification period, Dafa disciples are protected by Master, and there are many divine beings protecting us. As long as we fully believe in Master and the Fa, let go of life and death, let go of our attachments, and clarify the truth rationally and with wisdom, the old forces will not dare persecute us.
I have persisted in clarifying the truth face-to-face, and distributing Dafa materials every day since 2005. I do not take holidays or weekends off, and I don’t care about the so-called sensitive dates. I put all kinds of truth-clarification materials in my work bag and carry them with me. Whether I’m on the streets, in parks at bus stops, at the docks, in taxis, trains, ships, or taking a plane, I clarify the facts and distribute the Dafa materials whenever I meet with predestined people. Many people can understand the truth and withdraw from the CCP. Some thank me from the bottom of their hearts, and some have even become my friends.
Due to my xinxing issues, I sometimes encounter people who don’t understand the truth and malign me. Some threaten to report me, while some grab my arm and try to take me to the police station. But, with Master’s protection, I am able to remain calm and always end up fine.
Most of the people in today’s world are precious beings who came to the human world from high-level dimensions, risking their lives. However, Chinese people are all poisoned and deceived by atheism. They are waiting for us to save them.
Master cares about all sentient beings, and he asks Dafa disciples to hurry up and save people almost every time he teaches the Fa. Saving sentient beings is our most important mission during Master's Fa-rectification, and we must do it well.
I opened my own business in 2000, providing me the opportunity to deal with people from all backgrounds. This created a very convenient situation for me to clarify the truth and save sentient beings. I would take the time to enthusiastically clarify the truth to all my customers. Through patiently and meticulously explaining things to them, many of them understood the truth of Dafa and decided to withdraw from the CCP organizations.
Dafa is miraculous and powerful. Many extraordinary things have happened with people I clarified the truth to.
“Please Send My Story to Minghui”
There was a veteran company manager who also served as the secretary of a county’s CCP committee. He started his own business in the 1990s. He came down with diabetes and had to rely on insulin injections.
After I repeatedly clarified the truth to him and his wife, both withdrew from the CCP. Later, the two of them also studied the Fa and did the exercises with me. Not long after, they both received blessings, and their health greatly improved.
Once, he accidentally fell from a three-meter-high truck and broke his right fibula. He firmly believed in Dafa, and didn’t seek treatment, or go to the hospital, and he fully recovered within less than a month.
For someone in his 60s who previously had severe diabetes, recovering so quickly from a broken fibula was a miracle. One day he saw me and said, “Please write down the benefits I received from Dafa and send my story to Minghui.” He wanted to thank Master for saving him.
Protected from a Deadly Crash
Our company often requires transportation, and so I frequently work with drivers. I clarify the truth to all the drivers I meet and give them Dafa amulets. Most of the drivers understand and withdraw from the CCP. Many drivers have told me about the miracles they encountered after they believed in Falun Dafa.
There was a driver who was a team leader in a transportation company. Not long after he agreed to withdraw from the CCP he was driving a truck loaded with over 40 tons of goods along a mountain road with many bends and steep slopes. The truck was driving down a long and steep hill with a sharp turn ahead, when both the steering wheel and brakes suddenly stopped working. The cliff ahead was hundreds of meters deep. At that point he remembered asking Master for protection.
As soon as he shouted “Falun Dafa is good,” the truck miraculously swerved away from the side of the road toward the mountain, and came to a halt up against the mountainside. A third of the goods fell out of the truck, but he and the truck were both safe. He told me that if Master hadn’t rescued him, he would have been killed. From that day on, he always recited “Falun Dafa is good” three times before driving his truck, begging Master to protect him.
This accident attracted a lot of attention from his team. The vice president and several drivers had not agreed to withdraw from the CCP, but after this incident they all asked me for amulets and asked me to help them withdraw from the CCP organizations.
Stopped Having Nightmares
Last December, a lady in her 60s came to our company to buy goods. Her face was very pale and she seemed to be really weak, so I asked her about her health. She was very sad and told me, “My husband suddenly had a brain hemorrhage a few days ago, and then passed away. It hit me very hard. I’m having nightmares every day and cannot sleep well.” I told her, “If you sincerely recite ‘Falun Dafa is good,’ Dafa's Master will be able to help you.” She also used her real name to withdraw from the Young Pioneers.
A few days later, she seemed to be a totally different person. She said, “Falun Dafa is amazing. After I went home, I read the information you gave me. I also recited ‘Falun Dafa is good’ every day, and now I no longer have nightmares!” I told her that Dafa's Master saved her and asked her to thank Master Li. She said repeatedly, “Thank you, Master Li! Thank you, Dafa!”
Being Proactive and Enthusiastic
When clarifying the truth, many practitioners do not know how to start the conversation, and they become fearful. In fact, Master has prepared everything for us. We should observe carefully and talk to the people based on their different situations. We should also be proactive and enthusiastic and not miss any opportunity to save people. As we get more and more experienced, the effect of clarifying the truth and saving people will continue to improve.
Truly Doing It for People’s Own Good
It was a very hot day in August 2021. A man's agricultural tricycle broke down on a bridge and it was very unsafe to park it there. So I helped him push it off the bridge and under the shade of a big tree. He was very grateful. I took the opportunity to tell him the truth about Dafa and gave him a Dafa amulet. He withdrew from the CCP organizations.
A mechanic soon arrived to repair the tricycle. He was a very capable middle-aged man. When I clarified the truth to him, he said that he was against Dafa. He said, “Falun Dafa practitioners are fighting against the CCP, and are telling people to withdraw from it. How much money do you get for one withdrawal? My neighbor is a Dafa practitioner. She asked me to withdraw, and then when my daughter came home from university for vacation, she came over to tell her to withdraw from it. My daughter is a student union leader, with excellent grades in all her classes. She is a key student figure in the university. If she quits the CCP, she will have no future.”
In response to his concerns, I focused on why and how to withdraw from the CCP. He then asked me, “Why does Falun Dafa not allow practitioners to take medicine when they get sick? Why did they surround and attack Zhongnanhai in Beijing? Why did they go to Tiananmen Square to set themselves on fire?” Those were all propaganda and lies made up by the wicked CCP. I patiently addressed his questions, and I then said, “Falun Dafa practitioners are taking great risks to clarify the truth to people. We don’t have any personal motives and we don’t get anything. All we want is for you to stay safe in the upcoming catastrophe.”
The three of us talked together for nearly one hour, and he finally understood the truth. Before he left, he said sincerely, “It seems you are really doing it for our good. I will listen to you. Please help me withdraw from the CCP’s Youth League and Young Pioneers with my real name. When my daughter comes back, I will tell her to take a good look at the materials you gave me. I can’t let her be a scapegoat for the CCP.”
Thank you, Master. A precious being who was deeply poisoned finally understood the truth and chose a great future for himself.
Being Helpful Leads to a Chance to Clarify the Truth
Not long ago at a bus top, a man wasn't wearing a mask and the driver refused to let him get on the bus. I quickly took out a mask and gave it to him. When we got on the bus, he said, “I was in a hurry today, and I forgot to wear a mask when I went out. Thank you so much for helping me.” I said, “No problem at all. We were predestined to meet, and I have something more precious than a mask for you.” I gave him a copy of Blessings from the Heavens and a Dafa amulet.
He looked at it and said, “Do you believe this?” I told him that I used to be an official in the army, and I used to suffer from many illnesses. I recovered from all my illnesses after practicing Falun Dafa for less than two months. Another time, I was thrown seven or eight meters after being hit by a big motorcycle, but I was not hurt. He listened very carefully and asked many questions, and I answered him in detail. In the end, he withdrew from the CCP.
A lady was sitting next to me. Before getting on the bus, I gave her some materials, but she did not dare to take them. But, after listening to our conversation, she asked me for the materials before getting off the bus.
Good People Will Always Be Rewarded
Several years ago, I saw a person pushing a cart full of goods up a steep slope. She was having a really hard time, so I helped her push the cart. She was very grateful and thanked me again and again. I told her, “I practice Falun Dafa. Master asks us to be considerate of others, and be good people at all times.”
I asked her if she knew about withdrawing from the CCP organizations to stay safe. She said she had seen it on the paper money. I told her, “Falun Dafa is a practice with high virtues, and teaches people to be good. Out of jealousy, Jiang Zemin launched the most evil persecution in human history. He claimed he would eliminate Falun Dafa within three months.
Many Falun Dafa practitioners died after being tortured and persecuted. Some died from organ harvesting, and their organs were sold for huge profits. However, Falun Dafa was not wiped out. Instead, it has spread to more than 100 countries and regions worldwide, and is well received by people everywhere.” We chatted while pushing the cart. She understood the truth and withdrew from the CCP’s Youth League and Young Pioneers. When we parted, she said repeatedly, “Falun Dafa practitioners are all good people. Good people will always be rewarded!”
Since practicing Falun Dafa, I have given up all my hobbies and pursuits. Other than my daily work, I use the rest of my time to do the three things that Master asks us to do, which are: studying the Fa, sending forth righteous thoughts, and clarifying the truth to save people. I also do the Dafa exercises. Many friends said to me, “You don’t smoke, don’t drink, don’t play mahjong, and don’t dance. Shouldn’t you use the money you made to enjoy life?”
My wife is not a practitioner and she often says to me, “There are very few people like you in this entire world. You don’t think about anything, and you just study the Fa and do the exercises. You’ve read the main book of Falun Dafa—Zhuan Falun many times. Even a student preparing for the college entrance exam doesn’t work as hard as you. You always forget this and that, but you never leave behind your bag with those materials! At such an age, you don’t feel embarrassed to distribute the materials everywhere you go. Everyone within several miles from here knows you practice Dafa!”
My response is always that most of the people in today’s world are precious beings who have come down from very high levels at great risk. They have all been brainwashed by the evil CCP. They are deeply poisoned by all the lies and they are all struggling in delusion. If Dafa disciples don’t save them, they will be eliminated in the coming catastrophe. We cannot be moved from our beliefs and forget our sacred mission because of personal interests and family conflicts. Master’s Fa-rectification is drawing to a close, and we must cherish the precious time that Master has extended for us, keep in mind our mission, save people as quickly as we can, and try our best to let more people secure a bright future.
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