Josephn Vaisman

#PeaceMatters

2022 0914

A week ago today, I was packing up to head off for four amazing days with my IAFF MDA family at the annual Softball Tournament down in Watkins Regional Park. Hard to believe that the

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2022 0917

What a fascinating day, with connections and conversations and celebrations of neighbors — around the block and around the world… The first “Lunch with Mama Peace” hosted by Main Street Connect at Soulfull Cafe was

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2022 1020

Wow… I love that I am living in Downtown City of Rockville… just a block from Mattie’s Peace Room and the Soulfull Cafe at Main Street Connect — where I host #MamaPeaceChat sessions and engage

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2022 1101 1102

#AllSaintsDay #AllSoulsDay Happy All Saints (11/1) and All Souls (11/2) Days to Mattie’s and my global friends and family. In the Catholic faith, a saint is an ordinary person who lives making extraordinary choices and

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2022 1106

MattiesMessage — “Life Is Like…” (a poem penned by Mattie, age 10) #LiveOutTheDream #LiveOutTheStory #CelebrateLife #Yes! #Huzzah!

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2022 1107 #PeaceMatters #MamaPeacePost

A weekend filled with wonderful purpose — experienced and expressed and enjoyed in connections and conversations and celebrations of and with community… Friday evening, I joined local neighbors for the newest Main Street Connect art

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2022 1118 #PeaceMatters #MamaPeacePost

Yesterday was a Main Street Connect day of community, and welcome but unexpected connections for me… a day that began with work and business as usual (a blessing!)… and that closed with an on-my-calendar event

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2022 1204 #PeaceMatters #MamaPeacePost

What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon into evening… connecting with longtime PeaceGuides to debrief about last summer’s Peace Day gathering and begin planning for the 2023 and 2024 celebrations! As we get

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2022 1203 #PeaceMatters #MamaPeacePost

Peace. Purpose. Play. Those were important matters for Mattie Stepanek, and now for his namesake Foundation. Thank you, Main Street Connect for hosting another community game day at Soulfull Cafe today… I truly enjoyed the

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