AMBUSHES

My son’s birthday is coming up. He would be twenty-six years old … if he were still alive. I can’t believe we will be seeing his birthday come and go without him for the fifth time already. Birthdays, holidays, and other special days are more difficult than the average day. …

I STILL MISS MY MOTHER

My boys will soon receive the annual Mother’s Day Lecture. It is a lesson that is never forgone around the Knox household. It generally includes the same key points: wear nice clothes to church, sit with your mother in the worship assembly, be home for lunch, no crude discussion at …