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23August 2019

Kindness in Action is Dharma in Action

August 23rd, 2019|Blog|

By Bart van Melik. Strengthening one’s resiliency is another way of saying strengthening one’s heart so it has the reserves to still reach out even under the most trying conditions. Are we strong enough to connect? Are we strong enough to be vulnerable? Strong enough to release the judging mind? Will we put kindness into action?

27June 2019

The POC Sangha Changed My Life

June 27th, 2019|Blog, Community News|

The POC Sangha Changed My Lifeby Julio RiveraBack in November of 2017, I was going through a dark period trying to figure out ways to deal with my overwhelming sense of stress and anxiety. I had been meditating for sometime, but I hit a ceiling and began searching for guidance. I hunted New York [...]

31May 2019

It’s June, are you Still, in the City?

May 31st, 2019|Blog, Community News|

Since we launched our Spring Membership Drive on April 29th, we’ve already surpassed last year’s goal of adding 50 new, renewed or upgraded members. And, we’re on a roll to add another 50 in time for the beginning of summer. On June 3rd our team of volunteers will be reaching out to many [...]

22April 2019

Finding My Spiritual Home

April 22nd, 2019|Blog, Community News|

Finding My Spiritual Home by Erin O’Connor, NYI Community Member In September 2013, I attended a retreat for women on the west coast. A big takeaway from that retreat was how much I really needed to find a spiritual home – to have people who are on the path and can offer me [...]