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Alfred Stefan Guart

The Art of Spiritual Book Promotion

In keeping with the message of Beyond the Sphere, I rely on the Creator to help present the book on Divine visitation before the public eye. Besides prayer and keeping an open, silent and meditative mind, I look for the offbeat ways God fashions opportunities. I am alert and prepared to jump in whenever they

Song of the Acorns

Oysters and clams are well guarded. Butterflies emerge from cocoons. Mother Earth shields herself from the harsh Sun with ether. Shall the spirit be denied a garment? Even acorns have shells. Publication of Beyond the Sphere: Encounters with the Divine raised a relevant question. What does this book add to spiritual, theological and spiritual discussions

Sample from our upcoming podcast: Is God Accessible to You?

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

Beyond the Sphere Recognized as an Outstanding Book on Spirituality

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

God of the Lilacs

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,

The Anonymity of Snow

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