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"Praise God! Everything in this world started from an invisible creative thought. That IS a miracle!" JMD "If you want an outpouring of love, then love. If you want a outpouring of encouragement, encourage others. For your desires may not occur the time you want it but it will happen the time that you most need it." JMD

Background Information

 PRESENT: Employed at Florida Gulf Coast University as a University Supervisor and Mentor for students and instructors.

Self-employed as a "Fitness Coach" with "Take Shape For Life" which goal is to help everyone achieve optimal health. It's also helps diabetics get off their meds. and can also help people with high blood pressure become drug free! There are more miracles but you will just have to see them to believe them!

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PAST: Served with the United States Air Force for over twenty-eight years, first as an airman, then as an officer, and subsequently as an civilian instructor at the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. During his tenure at the USAFA, he authored two  textbooks concerning academic success.While working full-time at USAFA, he earned a Doctorate of Education from Nova Southeastern University.

Completed the following:

- an interactive  mentoring textbook for a local university and another text about mentoring titled, "Mentoring To Go".

 - "Prayer Poems for Mom" book

- "Prayer Poems for My Love" book

 - Completed two prison ministry books; one titled, "Can't Wait To Go Back To Prison" a prison ministry experience that all should read to understand the joy of seeing a life turned around from crime to a better way completely and forever.

 - wrote over 600 poems, most inspired from verses in the Bible.

- completed a unique History book, titled "Reflections From The Great Depression and WWII"; a life-time achievement.

"Thank You" - friends and fellow authors for sharing your stories and poetry along this facinating journey.


I appreciate your visit to this website!


Peace, Love, and Abundant Blessings!




 John Michael Domino



“Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.”   Norman V Peale



“Regret is an appalling waste of energy. You can’t build on it. It’s only good for wallowing in.”  Katherine Mansfield


 "Pets are like Angelic beings who come to show humans what the 'unconditional love of Jesus" is all about. If you don't have a pet you are missing out!" JMD


"Worry misses the point of life, is illogical, a waste of time and incompatible with faith." Author Unknown 


"Don’t ever let them tell you you’re too old. Don’t ever let anyone belittle your dreams. They’re what make life beautiful…they’re the reason to wake up every morning." A Very Wise Italian Fisherman.


 “Writing is a form of expression that can be recorded and treasured virtually forever. How many of us would treasure writings from our parents and grandparents? If so, we have so much to inscribe in the future."   JMD 


“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great!"  Mark Twain


“Like astronauts, with the Lord’s blessing, we are going to blast off to Heaven someday. While we are here on earth we need to prepare for the launch.”  JMD


"Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end."  Scott Adams


"Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him; better take a closer look at the American Indian." Henry Ford

Reviewed by Rockie Coppolella 2/21/2009
"Dr. Domino, Your book, "Mentoring To-Go," brought back memories of that enjoyable time of self-discovery, and youthful idealism, when I set sail for the seven seas of life. Anything was possible, and with your book, now it is again!"




Birth Place
Brooklyn, NY U.S.A.

John entered the US Air Force as an Airman: Nov 1969
He became a Commissioned Officer - US Air Force: Dec 1979
MOST IMPORTANT: Accepted Jesus Christ as Lord: May 1985
He served in the US Air Force Academy: 1995- 2000
Finally earned a Doctorate Degree in H E: Sept 1998
He answered the call to Prison Ministry: Nov 2001

He published first book at USAF Academy (1998) "Prescription for Academic Success" and second USAF textbook (1999), "Strategies for Academic Success" both were released by Forbes Custom Publishing.
Published first Christian Book: May 2005
2009 - Organized Christian services for youth at Crossroads Correctional, Punta Gorda, FL.
2009 - Completed "Mentoring To-Go" Book for University Students
2010 - Organized The Landings Kayak Club, Ft. Myers, Florida - our club members now enjoy kayaking almost every week.
- Initiated the "Love and Compassion Ministries - Prison Ministry Outreach" - "We can do all things through Jesus Christ who strengthens us."
2011 - Initiated a mentoring program at Faith Fellowship World Outreach Ministries in Ft. Myers Florida
2012 - Completed the "Mentoring To-Go Book" for Christian churches and colleges.
2012 - Completed first poetry book in a series of Prayer Poems for different holidays, seasons, heroes and significant people. 1. Prayer Poems for Mother (published - March 2012) 2. Prayer Poems for My Lover - (May 2013).

2013 - Completed Volume I: Reflections From The Great Depression and WWII.

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I just got Dr. John M. Domino's new book "REFLECTIONS From The Great Depression And WW II" and it is a wonderful tapestry of unusual events of that era in time." It came yesterday in the mail, and I was impressed right away. This one proves you can judge a book by its cover...because the cover on this 8.5" x 11" book is very impressive- graced with a picture of a military man saluting against the backdrop of a flag! And the print is easy to read, especially for us older folks. My parents were playing cards and I read much of the book to them, and dad and mom had a wonderful time remembering those years! Just a GREAT time! I can see how this book can bring families closer together. It's entertaining... and I heard many things I never heard anywhere else about this time period! What an enjoyable and entertaining read! When I woke up this morning, I was inspired by some dreams I had last night, to write my newest poem "When We Were Young Back Then". So, thanks John for the inspirational book! Love, from a fellow human & poet, ~ Zach

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Mentoring To - Go
A GREAT Christmas gift for all. It's a gift of "Hope and Dreams for the Future" to anyone that you love. REVIEWS: "Dr. Domino: You have under-sold the claims on your "Mentoring To-Go" book. "I just got my copy the other day and began almost immediately to dive into its many interesting pages." "It is more than you let on, in your Bio page." "Your book reminds of the spirit of a little book called, "The Magic of Thinking Big," by David Schwartz.It was a book that changed my life. The Bible was the first of course!" In his book Schwartz related an anecdote about his young son when he asked him, "What do you want to be when you grow-up." "Dr. Domino, Your book, "Mentoring To-Go," brought back memories of that enjoyable time of self-discovery, and youthful idealism, when I set sail for the seven seas of life. Anything was possible, and with your book, now it is again!"

Can't Wait To Go Back To Prison
An excellent book and "A must for anyone curious about prison ministry." September 6, 2005 Reviewer: Bridget R - ***** Five Stars "Straight from the introduction, I was excited about this book. Every word is brimming with the joy these people share for the prison ministry." "The organization of the book is ideal. It takes its testimony straight from the people who experience it, ministering to these hardened people." "To describe the Kairos prison ministry, the author uses the words of many of the team members "from the outside". In this way the reader gets a full understanding from many perspectives." "Part 1 takes a deep look into the life of an incredible man, Lester Lemke. He shares his life experiences and reflects on his involvement with prison ministry." "Part II focuses on some of his friends and a look into their thoughts and experiences in the minsitry as well." " By seeing so many points of view about the work of Kairos, it really is like a mosaic put together from many beautiful pieces." "Part III describes feedback from the impact of Kairos teams all over the world." "This is a perfect book for anyone curious about prison ministries. The spirit-filled words of these people will melt any hard feelings felt towards our Christian brothers and sisters on the other side. It will stir your spirit to some form of action, whether it be a call to ministry or a change of heart." "Every day reading "Can't Wait to Go" I was filled with inspiration, love and compassion. It reminded me of ALL my brothers and sisters, not just the ones I chose to see." "I was filled with the same fiery spirit that fills God's children who go into battle as one team member put it, in Satan's realm. It was also a constant reminder of Mathew 25:36 "I was in prison and you came to visit me". "Reading about these victories behind the wall filled me with incredible joy." Other Reviews for " Can't Wait To Go Back To Prison: A Prison Ministry Experience " Date Reviewer Review 1/30/2010 Gerald Tate: "Takes a very exceptional person to go where they are probably most needed, yet expose themselves to the dangers that go with it." * * * * * "Well done," Gerry 10/6/2009 Zach McClure: "This book sounds like it would help me learn about a ministry I have never been part of but have been feeling the tug of God on my heart for. I'm going to get a copy to read and some to pass out." 9/13/2008 Linda Hill John: "I will pray for great success for your most interesting book about prison ministry. I've always been interested in prisons and how much the men and woman there need God in their lives. If I wasn't on a fixed income I would buy one, and being personally signed by you would be an added bonus. My husband lost his job 3 years ago, the plant closed down he'd work at for 25 years. For health reasons he hasn't been able to find work. I am on disability so thank God we do have one check coming in. God is good, He's always provided for us. My husband got saved a year ago and with both of us attending church together its been a great blessing to me. I have grown a lot in my faith this past year because church is such an important part of my life. I'm a choir member and we go to different nursing homes and sing, I get a great blessing from that, Michael. Keep writing and putting God's word out there for all to see. God bless you always." Many blessings, ~Linda 7/10/2008 MaryGrace Patterson: "The book sounds like it will be an inspiration to many. I hope it will sell well and you can promote it. Its great to give incite of those behind the wall... God Bless you".....M

Prayer Poems For My Love: A Gift for Someone Special
This book is the perfect poetic gift for wife, girlfriend, husband or boy friend. Each poem expresses ones love for one another and you get a book for the cost of a quality greeting card. This will bless your significant other to be treasured virtually forever!

Reflections From The Great Depression and WWII
This book is a great gift for Christmas for anyone over twelve. It's a "Believe It or NOT" History book filled with funny and heartwarming facts about the lives of our parents and grandparents. Additionally, it's a tribute to our WWII Veterans and “The Greatest Generation” in World History. Woven within its contents is a collection of little known fascinating facts about that period of time. These facts are intertwined together with the interviews to form a surprise package full of new and fresh historical information. That is why it is very exciting and gratifying to present this information to readers both young and old, and from all walks of life. This book was created to be an “Armchair Book”. It’s perfect for a grandpa, a grandma, mom or dad to read with members of the younger generation. After all, today’s youth may have many questions about a time when most folks had a lot less material possessions. Yet even with less, many seemed happy back then during a time when life was much simpler! NOTE All proceeds from this book go to the Disabled American Veterans

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