Step by Step

God has lit my path, and these are the steps of my path. Each has great significance in my life, even if it seems small, each one has changed my life and made me the person I am today.

1st Step – Crow Indian Reservation mission trip summer of ’99

2nd Step – Accepting Christ to the song “Oh God you are my God” soon after mission trip summer of ’99

3rd Step – Co-leading youth group summer ’00 – summer of ’02

4th Step – Becoming an active part of CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ) at Cascadia Community College spring of ’00

5th Step – Volunteering to be co CRU leader spring of ’02

6th Step – Becoming active in young-adult group at my new church while attending both churches, spring of ’02

6th Step – Telling my friend and youth pastor I was sexually abused through middle school spring of ’02

7th Step – Lead CRU at CCC for ’02/’03 school year

8th Step – Leaving the church I came to know Christ in and making the new church my home church, to be with people my age, fall of ’02

9th Step – On the last Sunday at my OLD church I listened to God tell me “go to Poland”, fall of ’02

10th Step – Becoming very open and close friends with guys for the first time in my life, fall of ’02

11th Step – Slowly becoming friends with a girl in a healthy way, spring of ’03

12th Step – Taking the huge step, even though I was leaving for Poland to court Alexis, summer of ’03

13th Step – Leaving for Poland into the completely unknown to depend on God, September ’03

14th Step – Taking the last stand and making a covenant with God to live an honoring and sexually pure life the way God created, it has been very rewarding April ’04

15th Step – In process – all will know in time

Oh God, You are my God
Oh God, You are my God
And I will ever praise You

Oh God, You are my God
Oh God, You are my God
And I will ever praise You

I will seek You in the morning
And I will learn to walk in Your ways
And Step by step You’ll lead me
And I will follow You all of my days

This song has played a significant role in my life, and it has once again.