(Minghui.org) My 90-year-old mother-in-law is a kind, gentle person who leads a simple life. With her steadfast belief in Master and Falun Dafa, she has recited the phrases, “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good” many times over the years. She has remained in good health and is able to eat and sleep well.
Yet in the middle of July 2021, she started suffering from dizziness, nausea, and loss of appetite. Although the village doctor administered IV fluids for two days, she showed no sign of improvement. Her anxious children decided to take her to a big hospital in the city.
The hospital started their examination the day after my mother-in-law was admitted. They discovered her right lung no longer functioned, and only half of her left lung still worked. The next day while undergoing a cardiac examination, my mother-in-law started sweating profusely before she lost consciousness. After receiving extensive emergency treatment by the medical staff, my mother-in-law’s life was saved.
Her doctors placed a portable cardiac ultrasound machine to her bedside, in order to scan her heart. The scans determined my mother-in-law had severe heart failure, and the doctor recommended she be discharged. Her two sons begged the doctor to administer medication and keep her in the hospital for observation. My mother-in-law was allowed to extend her stay for one more day, after which her doctor insisted she be discharged from hospital as she could pass away at any moment. Five days after being admitted, my mother-in-law was discharged from the hospital and sent home.
Despite her severe condition, my mother-in-law managed to survive the return journey. Her other children hurried home from different parts of China to be by her side. She had to be on supplemental oxygen constantly throughout the day. Despite attentive care from family members, her condition started to deteriorate. Her feet, legs and arms became swollen, and she could only swallow a small spoonful of porridge each day. Normally deaf, my mother-in-law’s hearing suddenly became very acute. She could even hear someone whispering. Since this was not normal for her the family did not understand what was happening.
My mother-in-law had been relying on supplemental oxygen all this time. Without it, she had trouble breathing and would even become delirious. We received an urgent call from my nephew at 2 a.m. My mother-in-law’s oxygen supply was running low and would run out before dawn. He begged us to think of a solution, as my mother-in-law had little hope of survival without it. Since it was the middle of the night, all the businesses were closed. We waited until 4 a.m., then waited in front of the store’s entrance. When the first workers arrived at 6 a.m., we purchased oxygen and hastily returned home.
To our surprise, despite having stopped receiving supplemental oxygen, my mother-in-law remained stable. Her eldest son suggested we wait and observe the situation before administering further oxygen.
My mother-in-law’s oxygen supply had run out at 3 a.m. Everyone, including my mother-in-law herself, was consumed with anxiety. After silently begging Master, I knew there was only one way left. I asked everyone present to recite the phrases, “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” My mother-in-law’s sons and daughters already knew Falun Dafa was good and quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). They immediately understood my intentions and quickly recited in unison, “Falun Dafa is good, Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good.” The entire house reverberated with their voices. They continued to recite for the remaining 3 hours until dawn, while my mother-in-law breathed freely without problems. For the first time, the family experienced a sense of relief, and everyone thanked Master from the bottom of their hearts.
My mother-in-law’s condition started to improve. She began to eat and slowly regained her appetite. The swelling in her limbs subsided and she even ate some dumplings during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Soon after, she was able to stand up and walk with help. Everyone who witnessed her dramatic change said this was a miracle while my mother-in-law’s family was overcome with joy.
It has been six months since this incident. My mother-in-law’s health is good and she resumed living normally. Her greatly improved appetite shocked even her family members. “Eat slowly, don’t overeat. It will be hard to digest if you eat too much,” they told her.
My mother-in-law surviving this near-death experience gave her family a chance to witness the power of Dafa with their own eyes. Their understanding and respect for Falun Dafa and Master rose greatly as a result.
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