The World Dreams Peace Bridge is an international group of
dreamers, working together to create world peace. The Bridge is open to all.
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One current project on the World Dreams Peace Bridge is the Peace Train
Project, which grew from a dream of Jeremy Seligson. Here is his report on Peace
Train activities in Korea:
"Many new peace trains arrived today, brought in by my students. About six,
varying in length from 10 to 30 cars, beautifully put together in various ways,
with wheels, engines and cabooses, linked together by two rings on each car
side, colorful plastic rings or metal ones. The art work and messages of peace
were done by elementary and middle school students from cities around Korea.
"Also on Friday, I will present the Peace Train to the International School's
Faculty Conference. I'll begin by singing my newly-composed Peace Trainsong.
(This, by the way, has been slightly revised, and I just talked to my Peace
Corps friend in Austin who is a part-time Blues musician. He has agreed to write
the music and record it with his group in a professional studio. I've sung it to
three classes so far, and they really like it.)
"Then I will present the call for trains, explaining the dream origin of the
train and its evolution in brief. I will ask them to go back to their own
classes and make trains for us. Focusing on children, we avoid the political
overtones which might turn some people away in these volatile, divisive days.
However, I will also distribute colored paper to all the participants and ask
them, while I am talking, to draw a picture of peace for a teacher's peace
train, to be collected at the end of the session.
"I will also ask the teachers to talk to their neighbors and answer these
questions for themselves:
1. What could be a good purpose of a Peace Train?
2. What could be drawn and written on a Peace Train
3. What good can a peace train do for a child helping to make one?
4. How can the peace train help other children, and adults too?
"This is just about as far as you can get from Washington, D.C., so it's a
good place from which to start the ride across the world."
Members of the World Dreams Peace Bridge have discussed both having Peace
Trains sent from people in one part of the world to people in another, and
collecting Peace Trains for a book or other publications.
Dreams from members of the World Dreams Peace Bridge were used the first
weekend in November at the Association for the Study of Dreams regional
conference at JFK University in Orinda, California. Peace Bridge members, Fariba
Bogzaran and Steve Smith presented these dreams along with others in the
Awakening Project created by Fariba and her students in JKF's graduate studies
program in Dreams.
And finally, the World Dreams Peace Bridge and Peace Train stores are now
open for business. A great range of products from teddy bears to note cards,
shirts, bags and stickers are available, bearing Peace Bridge and Peace Train
logos. We encourage you to stop by at
for Holiday Shopping. Each purchase brings an automatic $5 donation, which will
be used to aid women and children in Afghanistan.