Category Archives: Shawn


“Remember when you go into the world to keep your eyes and ears wide open. And be kind. Love one another. take care of each other. Tell the turth. Always do your best. Listen to the big people and the … Continue reading

Run Free

I spoke with a widow today. We talked about movement. Small steps. One at a time. Not days at a time. Moments at a time. All those movements bring to a new life.  A life where you are free from … Continue reading

Peace Hope and Love

My heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of Officer Scott Patrick. My heart connects with you. I have tried most of the day to write and words fail me. The news stations called me today for an interview and … Continue reading

Monumental Days

“I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.” -Agatha Christie Yesterday would have been 14 years. A wedding anniversary. A celebration that … Continue reading


“When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it’s bottomless, that it doesn’t have any resolution, that this heart is huge, vast, and limitless. You begin to discover how much … Continue reading

Number 30!

A dear friend wrote to me this morning. She shared this message: “Life is quite amazing with the journey it takes us on.  I forgot to tell you in Kauai, Hawaii, on one of the mountains we climbed, at a … Continue reading

Why We Run

The Shawn Silvera 5K Memorial Run has a new slogan this year, “Every number has a story.” Come tomorrow and celebrate your story! One man wrote, “Running to honor my father who died in June at age 92 (11 months), … Continue reading