Tag: meditation

Tag: meditation

Podcast: Divine Visitation and Spiritual Rebirth

In this podcast, Rick Sheill and I take a deep dive into the human experience called Divine visitation. We also explore the role of psychological death in the process of spiritual rebirth and how it leads to a more abundant life. Along the way we discuss the decline of mainstream religion, the materialistic underpinnings of

Adam, Eve and the Eclipse of Original Awareness

“The state of pure consciousness without content, which might seem puzzling at first sight, is something that all contemplatives have experienced.” Matthieu Ricard The rich symbolism in the “Fall of Man” story found in the Book of Genesis reveals a cautionary tale on how the original state of pure human consciousness became dominated by knowledge

First Live Television Appearance

On National Television President’s Day 2022 Thanks to NewsMax TV for inviting me to discuss Divine encounters with a national audience. I believe it’s a first! Host Shaun Kraisman noted at the outset the segment was “a little different from what we cover here” and he was spot on. They courageously took a chance on

Beyond the Sphere Audiobook Released!

We’re excited to announce the release of the audiobook edition of Beyond the Sphere. For the first time, listeners can hear the author recount spiritual experiences and Divine visitations read from the award winning book. For spiritual seekers familiar with the Bible and the works of Lao Tzu, Kahlil Gibran, J. Krishnamurti and Neale Donals

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