Living life at 60... beats per minute

For me, a symbol for living at a decreased pace is to set a metronome to 60 beats per minute in musical terms, largo, lento. In English,  R E A L   S L O W.  At 60 beats per minute, you can experience each note; its beginning and its end; its life process, its inner beauty...

Deena Berke, is a founding member of the Ecovillage at Ithaca, where she has lived for eight years. She was a participant in Second Journey's May Visioning Council, which was held at Summer Hill Farm in Sherburne NY. Because of her dual interests in music and healing (reflected on her article), she plans to attend the October 13-16 Visioning Council on Health and Well-Being in the Second Half of Life, which will be held at the Wildacres Retreat Center in western North Carolina.

Summer 2005 Issue

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