In Mayi Oakley’s book 7 Days of RideShare:
“Driving through COVID-19, Divorce, and Christianity,” readers are taken on an emotional journey through the author’s experiences as a rideshare driver during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, navigating a divorce, and finding solace in his Christian faith. Oakley’s powerful non-fiction novel sheds light on the resilience of the human spirit and the role of faith in overcoming adversity, captivating readers with his honest and introspective storytelling.
As COVID-19 forced the world into lockdowns and uncertainty, Oakley found himself in the unique position of being a rideshare driver on the front lines.
This book gives readers a firsthand account of the daily struggles faced by essential workers during the pandemic. Oakley skillfully describes the fear, anxiety, and isolation experienced by drivers and passengers alike, humanizing the shared struggles faced by individuals from different walks of life. Parallel to the challenges posed by the pandemic, Oakley’s personal life takes a major blow as he faces a painful divorce. Through his transparent and vulnerable storytelling, he shares the anguish, confusion, and loneliness that came with the end of his marriage.
However, rather than succumbing to despair, Oakley uses his experiences to grow, empowering himself to find his own voice and redefine his identity.
His personal journey will resonate with anyone who has faced the heartbreak of a failed relationship, reminding readers that even in the darkest of times, there is hope for healing and personal growth. At the core of Oakley’s non-fiction novel is his resolute Christian faith, which serves as a guiding light throughout his struggles. He shares his intimate conversations with God, offering readers an insight into his spiritual journey and how his faith helped him make sense of the challenges he faced. By intertwining his personal experiences with biblical teachings, Oakley emphasizes the power of faith, prayer, and forgiveness in overcoming adversity. His story brings to light the importance of having a strong foundation of faith during tumultuous times.
Oakley’s writing style is captivating, drawing readers in with his raw and authentic voice.
His storytelling evokes empathy and deep connection, making it easy for readers to form an emotional bond with his experiences. By sharing his vulnerability, Oakley demonstrates the strength and resilience it takes to face one’s fears and grow from them. His heartfelt anecdotes and introspections create a sense of relatability, assuring readers that they are not alone in their own struggles.
Ultimately, “7 Days of RideShare” is a book that inspires and empowers its readers.
Oakley’s journey through COVID-19, divorce, and his Christian faith showcases the human capacity for resilience, personal growth, and the pursuit of happiness. His story serves as a reminder that even during the darkest of times, there is always a glimmer of hope, and we have the strength within us to overcome any obstacle. Mayi Oakley’s non-fiction novel, 7 Days of RideShare: “Driving through COVID-19, Divorce, and Christianity,” offers a poignant and thought-provoking account of one man’s journey through adversity. Through his transparent storytelling, Oakley brings to light the universal struggles faced by many during the COVID-19 pandemic, divorce, and amidst their personal faith journeys. His book serves as an empowering reminder of the strength of the human spirit and the role of faith in navigating life’s challenges.
7 Days of RideShare” is a must-read for anyone seeking inspiration, resilience, and a renewed sense of hope.
The Authors’ Lounge would love to thank Mayi Oakley for the opportunity to review his book and it is a true masterpiece. For his inspiration, Day 1 (Chapter 1) is a must read. Mayi Oakley has a youtube channel @7Daysofrideshare where he has over 74 videos and plans on launching a podcast and videolog. You can also catch hundreds of reals on facebook @7Daysofrideshare. A link to his channel and amazon are provided. We hope this review helps in your book searching. Search on! Youtube