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Funny stories from the Camino, news and updates from Justin Patrick.

Camino Logistics: Part 4 – Training and Gear

camino Jul 24, 2017

Last week, Patrick shared about his challenging parts of our journey. While many obstacles occurred on the trail, there were some challenges to overcome before leaving. Perhaps the two biggest were training and choosing the right equipment. Today,...

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Camino Logistics: Part 3 (cont.) – The Toughest Part

camino Jul 21, 2017

Last week, Justin shared about his most challenging parts of our journey. It’s true that no two Caminos are the same, and as Justin mentioned, our perspectives on the challenges of our journey differ. Here are my thoughts on my most...

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Camino Logistics: Part 3 – The Toughest Part

camino Jul 21, 2017

Last week we wrote about where to stay along the Camino. Sometimes lodging can be difficult, but the challenge of finding a place to stay pales in comparison to today’s topic.  “What was the toughest part?” might be the most...

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Camino Logistics: Part 2 – Accommodations

camino Jul 21, 2017

Last week we discussed the best time of year for walking the Camino in part 1 of this four part series. Today we answer the question, “What are the best accommodations?”


Camino Logistics: Part 2 – Accommodations
By Patrick Gray...

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Camino Logistics: Part 1 – When to Walk the Camino

camino Jul 20, 2017

We get asked a lot of questions about the logistics of our Camino journey. The four most common are: When is the best time to walk? What are the best accommodations? What was the toughest part? What is the ideal gear?

Each question is more loaded...

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Building Healthy Relationships: Part 5 - Community

reflections Jun 26, 2017

For the past several weeks we have explored how vulnerability, honesty, accountability, and intentionality help create deep and meaningful relationships. While having one such relationship built on these elements is incredible, building a...

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Building Healthy Relationships: Part 4 - Intentionality

reflections Jun 13, 2017

Welcome to Part 4 of Building Healthy Relationships where we dive into what it means to be intentional with one another.


Building Healthy Relationships: Part 4 - Intentionality
By Patrick Gray and Justin Skeesuck

Building healthy...

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Building Healthy Relationships: Part 3 - Accountability

reflections Jun 12, 2017

Over the past several weeks, Justin and Patrick have shared their thoughts on how honesty and vulnerability impact our relationships. Today, they take a look at accountability. The level of honesty and vulnerability we embrace determines...

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Building Healthy Relationships: Part 2 - Vulnerability

reflections Jun 02, 2017

Last week we started exploring what we believe are the most essential building blocks of any healthy relationship. Thanks again to Matt Payne for the question: “Your shared accomplishment and friendship is extraordinary. What can the...

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Building Healthy Relationships: Part 1 - Honesty

reflections Jun 02, 2017

This week, Justin and Patrick look at another requested blog topic. Matt reached out awhile back and said, “Your shared accomplishment and friendship is extraordinary. What can the ordinary person do for a friend to build a closer...

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