The Pushed Life

Secrets to an engaged and fulfilling life by Justin & Patrick, best-selling authors and subjects of the award-winning documentary film, I'll Push You.

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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Facing Your "Limits": Part 2

reflections May 24, 2017

Last week we heard from Justin as he explored how he faces the challenges of his disability. Living with such significant limitations is more than daunting, but he has proved how life can be lived fully regardless of one’s struggles....

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Facing Your "Limits": Part 1

reflections May 24, 2017

Every life has challenges. We all face obstacles that seem to be impossible to overcome. But the reality is, some of these obstacles are much more difficult to face than others. Recently we heard from Elizabeth regarding her dear friend James....

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Failure: Friend or Foe

reflections May 19, 2017

When we called on all our friends on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for ideas for blog posts, we received many requests. Most were serious, a few silly, and one entirely smart assed. But we wouldn’t expect anything less from Bernard Duffy...

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Faith and The Camino - Part 2

camino stories May 19, 2017

Last week we heard from Justin regarding his perspective on how his faith impacted the Camino experience and how the Camino, in turn, impacted his faith. Today, we hear from Patrick. Thank you again to Hannah Hartzell for asking the question...

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Faith and The Camino - Part 1

camino stories May 13, 2017

There is no way around it! Taking this pilgrimage required a monumental amount of faith… faith in ourselves, faith in others, and faith in God. Hannah Hartzell asked the question “How did your faith impact your journey, and what has...

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Life vs. The Camino

camino stories May 11, 2017

Requested Blog Topic: Anytime we speak at conferences, we love spending time with attendees. On stage, we treat our talks as conversations with the audience, but nothing can replace the intimate one-on-one interactions that occur afterward....

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Speaking at Community Prayer Luncheon, Lubbock, TX

speaking May 02, 2017

We are honored to be able to join the people of Lubbock, Texas on May 4th for the National Day of Prayer! We will be sharing our story at their Community Prayer Luncheon, sponsored by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce.

Thank you to Covenant...

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In An Alternate Universe, What Fonts are Justin and Patrick?

questions & answers May 01, 2017

Requested Blog Topic: In another dimension Justin and Patrick are fonts. What kind, and are they complementary or competing? Yeah, we know this one is a little nerdy but we feel we are up to the challenge. Thank you to Dave Conover for the...

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