Having not eaten or drunken for eighteen days, I lay in the bunk unconscious most of the time. I could feel death was already at hand.
In a coma, I felt my consciousness was beginning to leave this world…and my body was sinking… sinking… sinking…toward a dark, bottomless hole…
All of a sudden, a line in Master Li’s poems echoed clearly in my head, “A Great Enlightened Being does not fear hardship, having forged an adamantine will.” (From Master Li’s work, Hong Yin Volume II, “Righteous Thoughts and Righteous Actions”)
My consciousness was instantly dragged back! I instantly felt strength!
Eyes wide open, I vehemently said to myself, “I must keep living!! I can’t die!! I still have a lot of things to do!!”
In order to prevent myself from entering into a coma again, I slowly struggled to a sitting position and started reciting Zhuan Falun in my heart…