Searching for Every Step by Kurt E. Beach
Call Number: Course Reserves - FYE 100 (two copies available)
Publication Date: October 15 2021
This inspiring memoir tells the story of a young man who is diagnosed
with spinal muscular atrophy—a rare muscular disease—at a young age. In
Searching for Every Step, author Kurt Beach offers his insight on the steps he
took to find his true purpose in life.
In his memoir, Beach recalls the steps and missteps he took in order to
manage his bout with SMA and how this rare condition played a part in
many decisions he made throughout his life. Despite his rare circumstances,
his struggles are struggles we all face. Through his condition, he finds the
courage and strength to overcome physical, emotional, and social obstacles
concerning his career aspirations, schooling, romantic relationships, and
During a life changing event, Beach finds what he is missing in life. This experience not only shows him what kind of strength he has but what his true purpose in life is. Searching for Every Step delivers wisdom and inspiration to anyone who has struggled through life and gives them the inspiration to shift their focus away from their troubles and toward a more positive, faith-driven life.