8. #RRBC: What was Divine Scepter Like?

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s goal is to meet the key personalities on planet Genesis featured in Fioravanti’s series, The Genesis Saga, and utilize her formidable skills to find out something more about these characters. This scene is the eighth of many, which will follow.

Setting:   Nonnie and John follow their host, Professor Marco Rossini, back into the kitchen of his home on the University of Genesis City (UGC) campus. Marco finds an apron in a storage slider and hands it to Nonnie to put on. She reads the writing imprinted on the material and immediately lashes out at her host. Continue reading “8. #RRBC: What was Divine Scepter Like?”

Rejection’s Not Bad – Accept It!

“As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.”

~ Steve Mariboli

 

Tune in to the RAVE WAVES BlogTalkRadio show, ASPIRE TO INSPIRE where this post is the topic of a lively discussion. This is a production of Rave Reviews Book Club.

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Dr. Steve Maraboli is a highly successful American author, coach and mentor who calls himself a Life-Changing Speaker. His doctorate is in the behavioural sciences and he is described as the most quoted man alive. This quote interested me because Dr. Steve is talking about rejection, and like many other people, I have always feared rejection by people I want to join or to be with. Continue reading “Rejection’s Not Bad – Accept It!”

7. #RRBC: How Did the U.N. Take Over Space Travel?

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s goal is to meet the key personalities on planet Genesis featured in Fioravanti’s series, The Genesis Saga, and utilize her formidable skills to find out something more about these characters. This scene is the seventh of many, which will follow.

Nonnie and John have followed their host, Professor Marco Rossini, back into his formal living room in his home on the UGC campus. They have settled back into their armchairs and look expectantly at Marco, who is about to explain to Nonnie how the UN was in a position to launch the mission into deep space to a planet they believed was habitable. Continue reading “7. #RRBC: How Did the U.N. Take Over Space Travel?”

Your Dream – Embrace It, Then Chase It!

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.”

~ Nido Qubein

Dr. Qubein is a businessman, motivational speaker and President of High Point University in North Carolina. Since 1974, he has given more than 5,000 presentations and penned more than a dozen books on leadership, sales, communication and other related topics. Continue reading “Your Dream – Embrace It, Then Chase It!”

Love Yourself – You’re Worth It!

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”

~ Buddha

 

Buddhism is based upon the teachings of Gautama Buddha who taught in eastern India over twenty-five centuries ago. His philosophy sought a middle way between unbridled sensuality and severe self discipline that would deny oneself any sensual pleasure. His teachings were handed down by oral tradition until put into writing four centuries later. Continue reading “Love Yourself – You’re Worth It!”

6. #RRBC: What’s the Nitednations, Papa?

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s goal is to meet the key personalities on planet Genesis featured in Fioravanti’s series, The Genesis Saga, and utilize her formidable skills to find out something more about these characters. This scene is the sixth of many, which will follow.

Setting:   Nonnie and I have followed our host, Professor Marco Rossini, into the cozy kitchen of his home on the University of Genesis City (UGC) campus. We are drinking coffee around his table and munching on cookies he baked himself. Marco interrupted a story “Marco Leaves Nonnie Hanging” about Jethro Hodge and his young grandson, Joachim, in order to serve refreshments. It looks like Nonnie is anxious for him to continue…
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5. #RRBC: Marco Leaves Nonnie Hanging…

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s goal is to meet the key personalities on planet Genesis featured in Fioravanti’s series, The Genesis Saga, and utilize her formidable skills to find out something more about these characters. This scene is the fifth of many, which will follow.

 Setting:   Nonnie and I are together in the formal living room of Professor Marco Rossini’s home on the University of Genesis City (UGC) campus. Marco is about to give us some historical background about the earliest days of humans on Genesis going back roughly 700 years – to the year 2181 CE. Let’s listen in…
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4. #RRBC: Marco, Put Your Doubts Away!

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s goal is to meet the key personalities on planet Genesis featured in Fioravanti’s series, The Genesis Saga, and utilize her formidable skills to find out something more about these characters. This scene is the fourth of many, which will follow.

Setting:   Nonnie and I are standing on the doorstep of Professor Marco Rossini’s home on the University of Genesis City (UGC) campus.
Continue reading “4. #RRBC: Marco, Put Your Doubts Away!”

Success: How Bad Do You Want It?

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

~ Og Mandino

Augustine “Og” Mandino (1923-1996) was the very successful American author whose book, The Greatest Salesman in the World, sold over 50 million copies. He was a self-educated man who spent the better part of his adult life working to help others be successful. Continue reading “Success: How Bad Do You Want It?”