"'The reward has already been given.'
"The voice speaking was not his own. Kravitz looked around the elevator, a little stunned. It wasn't exactly a Paul-on-the-road-to-Damascus moment, but for a jock star jonesing for gratification, the message was unmistakable: You're missing the point.
"'The voice was weird but really clear,' he says. 'And it was right. It reminded me that the process of making music -- getting to use this gift that God gave me -- that's the reward..."
[During a summer-camp training program when Kravitz was eleven, he caught the flu and ended up in the infirmary with another boy, a minister's son. After talking about God for several days, they felt a presence in the room. 'We almost couldn't breathe,' he recalled years later. 'I couldn't explain it, but it was the presence of God.']