Notes From A Blue Bike – Book Review
There are times in each of our lives when we question the things that we are doing – the way that we are living – the choices that we are making.
Often, these times of yearning are accompanied by a deep desire to live with more meaning – more intentionality – more passion.
We want to identify what is important to us and lead lives that reflect our values.
If you are feeling those stirrings within your heart, may I recommend Notes From A Blue Bike – The Art Of Living Intentionally In A Chaotic World by Tsh Oxendreider to you?
Notes From A Blue Bike takes us on Tsh’s personal journey to slow down and to adjust to a new rhythm of life – a new way of living – once she and her family unexpectedly returned from a 3-year stint in Turkey to life back in the United States.
Her personal reflections center around her efforts to simplify in 5 key areas of life:
Discussion Questions – which can also be used for personal journaling – are provided in the back of the book.
Tsh describes Notes From A Blue Bike as follows:
This book is about the liturgical, perfunctory parts of each of our lives and questioning whether our everyday little decisions – the ones that, a drop at a time, fill up our buckets equal to the sum of our short lives here on Earth – best reflect the stirrings of our hearts.
Do the choices I make line up with how I really want to live?
And then, this book is about giving ourselves permission to creatively change the little things in our lives so that our path is better aligned with our values and passions, and so the majority of our days are spent living contentedly.
Yes, this is how I am made to uniquely live.
This book is about us living life instead of about life living us – one small choice after another, day after day, month after month, year after glorious year. It’s about living with intention.
If you enjoy reading memoirs, reflective essays and pithy quotes, you will enjoy Notes From A Blue Bike!
I rate this book 4 out of 5 stars.
Video – Tsh Oxenreider Speaks About Work
About Tsh Oxenreider
Tsh Oxenreider is the founder of TheArtOfSimple.Net (previously Simple Mom), a community blog dedicated to the art and science of simple living.
She’s also the author of Organized Simplicity and One Bite at a Time, a regular contributor to (in)courage, an advocate for Compassion International, and a top-ranked podcaster.
A graduate of the University of Texas, Tsh currently lives in Bend, Oregon, with her family.
For More Information
- Visit the Notes From A Blue Bike Website.
- Connect with Tsh on Twitter.
- Notes From A Blue Bike is available on Amazon.
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