Author Archives: Lisa Sorensen

About Lisa Sorensen

I'm an architectural designer with a passion for exploring the stretch beyond, the lean toward what we yearn for.

To Begin Again – A Place of Inquiry

9 May 2017 This is why I value that little phrase “I don’t know” so highly.  It’s small, but it flies on mighty wings. ~WisÅ‚awa Szymborska In any given moment, no matter how much we know, no matter how detailed … Continue reading

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To Begin Again — Beginner’s Mind

5 May 2017 In the beginner’s mind, there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.    ~ Shunryu Suzuki In my kitchen is an orchid, a magic flower that has been blooming for the better part of … Continue reading

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To Begin Again

2 May 2017 I think that I remember Spring                                                               … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Party On!

29 April 2016 The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away.  ~Pablo Picasso A year ago when I set an intention to explore life satisfaction in 2 posts a week … Continue reading

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Party On!

26 April 2016 Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. ~Dr. Seuss Here it is — a point that seemed so distant a year ago — the final … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Quenched

22 April 2016 We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. ~His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama This morning I scanned back over post titles from 50 weeks of this year-long exploration of … Continue reading

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19 April 2016 It seems that, in transforming our responsiveness, this is not only what allows us to be surprised by the world but to also be that surprise to the world. ~Colten Steele You’ve probably realized that I love … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Sculpting Good Questions

15 April 2016 Instead of being in the world, let the world dwell in you.  Open yourself up to it all.  You won’t loose yourself.  You will find you are big enough, bigger than you ever imagined.  ~yoga nidra My … Continue reading

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Sculpting Good Questions

12 April 2016 And so the ability to ask beautiful questions, often in very unbeautiful moments, is one of the great disciplines of a human life. And a beautiful question starts to shape your identity as much by asking it … Continue reading

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Touchstone – Into the Heart of the Matter

8 April 2016 I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. ~Albert Einstein I like it when, later in the day, I remember my morning horizontal and vertical stretch.  Just the thought … Continue reading

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