Come. Stand beside me Behold, the shattering beauty Let it wash over us Wearing away the crust of civilization Let fear grovel at our feet As we pierce the veil together Nothing between us Save the wordless, shattering beauty Take hold of my face And behold yourself In my echoing eyes A
By Al Guart Twenty years ago today, I was an investigative reporter for the New York Post, living in Brooklyn and going through a typical Tuesday morning: getting up at 6am to quietly practice the saxophone, waking my son and preparing him for school before heading to work. I wrote for the Sunday newspaper and had
After decades of self-reflection on the path of personal spiritual evolution, I understand the confusion over teachings many of us consume. Spiritual seekers struggle over what to do about the “self” or their “ego.” We wonder how to apply spiritual teachings to addiction, relationships, work and an often hectic daily life. We enter a world
We’re working to share more from Beyond the Sphere in a long form interview podcast. Interviewer Rick Sheill and I recorded this over several several hours and short clips are being released. We covered topics from spiritual evolution to social change, from religious beliefs to the Divine visitations at the root of them. Click here
Judges for the National Indie Excellence Awards deemed Beyond the Sphere an outstanding book about spirituality. “…Finalists are determined on the basis of superior written matter coupled with excellent presentation in every facet of the final published product from cover to cover,” the organization stated in its press release. Beyond the Sphere is a ground-breaking
By Alfred Stefan Guart The sun was out and a warm spring breeze signaled winter’s drawing to a close. We walked along a quiet side street when the fragrance offered by a small Lilac bush caught us. I approached the neglected looking shrub and drew close to one of its few flower clusters. Eyes closed,
Image by Gino Castillo Snowflakes fell gently, seeming to descend from nowhere and vanish anonymously into the blanket waiting below. The slushy sound of passing cars in the distance, the drone of human activity, scoffed at this mild snowfall. But here in this small patch of Earth, snow brightened the otherwise dreary landscape. Against the
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The Daily Gazette in Albany, New York is the first newspaper to publish a story about Beyond the Sphere! The piece appeared in the Books section of the Sunday paper on November 1, 2020.
Investigative reporter Taylor Sterling interviewed Al Guart about Divine Visitations and other topics for ten minutes on WTBQ on October 22, 2020.