Author Archives: Sanford Kravette

Lasting Memories

So I couldn’t decide where to post this entry… whether here, or on our April in Paris website. Well… since it had to do with traveling and building important memories into you life through the things you do with the … Continue reading

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Making Choices

My life is filled with difficult choices. Do I follow this treatment regiment, or another? Do I go to this doctor or another? Do I use this herbal remedy, or is it just a waste of money? Do I keep … Continue reading

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“Because they do not change, therefore they do not fear God.” (Psalm 55:19) There are two absolute truths in life. One: God never changes. (“For I am the Lord, I do not change…” Mal 3:6) Two: We must constantly adjust … Continue reading

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We spend our entire lives in relationships. For most of us, our existence is spent surrounded by family, friends, co-workers, students, classmates, and even strangers on the street as we pass by. How many, though, face the loss of health … Continue reading

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At the Precipice

Years ago I was shown a picture taken of a friend, resting on the edge of Half Dome’s summit in Yosemite National Park. Images like that always brought fear to my heart. Sitting at the precipice. One step back? Life. One … Continue reading

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Once in a while, people tell us things and we go for weeks, months and sometimes even years before we “get” it. I had one of those moments today. Friends, family, counselors and books all tell me that it’s okay … Continue reading

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Waiting for Life to Return Again

Today I am given the task of writing about something I am terrible at doing. But anyone who knows me well will trust I’m not going to try to do this unless I found a role model to glean from. I’ve … Continue reading

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Difficult Decisions

This weekend, I find myself in a situation where I must make a potentially life changing decision with very limited understanding of the facts. But since “time is of the essence” (a legal phrase indicating that potential, devastating consequences may … Continue reading

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All About Fellowship

This past January, I was able to visit with folks from our former church in the Mount Washington Valley of New Hampshire. When the church closed ten years ago, it was an extremely difficult time for everyone.  Our fellowship and … Continue reading

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Valley of the Shadow

One of the best loved Psalms in the Bible is the 23rd. As a pastor, I read that passage at many services and prayed through it with many people. It covers all phases of life, from good times to difficult … Continue reading

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