Many thanks, Kerneels, also for your loving wishes to me and my family. By the grace of God, we will indeed remain with the Lord. We pray the same for you and your dear ones. Once again, I promise to answer every letter which you send me.
Prayerfully in the service of our Saviour the Lord Jesus Christ,
Dr. Nik Lee.”
Almost a year of silence passed after the above was sent to Kerneels.
But on 17th September 1996 he wrote the following letter, which reached Dr. Lee on 3rd October 1996 (the day before his mother died in South Africa):