Except for the scheduled times to send forth righteous thoughts, mostly the motivation for me to send forth righteous thoughts were the following: to eliminate the evil which interfered with my Fa-studying; to eliminate my sons fever which interfered with my job and spreading the Fa; to eliminate the interference with fellow practitioners around me; there were karma-eliminating symptoms on my body; my computer was not working when I was doing Dafa work or I was unable to make appointments with certain politicians successfully, and so on. Simply speaking, mostly the reasons were around me. And it was rarely for the overall situation. Especially there was not so much power for me to send forth righteous thoughts for those things that were far away from me, such as rescuing Yoko Kaneko, Hong Kong Article 23 and the fellow practitioners in prison.
In Master Lis article of Non-Omission in Buddha-Nature of Essentials for Further-Advancement, it says: I also want to tell you that your nature in the past was actually based on egotism and selfishness. From now on, whatever you do, you should consider others first, so as to attain the righteous enlightenment of selflessness and altruism. Through this, I saw my selfishness and my son indeed educated me on this issue.
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