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.
We’re honored to report Beyond the Sphere was chosen by a panel of judges to be a finalist from among thousands of books entered by major publishers and authors in the International Book Awards for 2020. The ground-breaking book about Divine Visitation took the honor in the Spirituality: Inspirational category. One of the competing books
By Al Guart At the age of seven, in a moment of unexplained optimism, I strolled into the troubled Red Hook projects. It was 1965 and my skin was white. Only Blacks lived in the projects and race relations in America were abysmal. For example, in March of that year, 600 civil rights protesters were
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” — Jalal al-Din Rumi Are we ready for a conversation about the root causes of racial discord, income inequality, police brutality, war? Or are we content to tinker with political measures we believe can finally