Confessions of a Recovering Striver
Whit's Adventures and Blog
Welcome, friend! I'm Whitney Roehl (my inner circle calls me, "Whit") and I'm a recovering Striver. What is a striver?
For me, it was constantly aiming for perfection as a wife, mom, entrepreneur, church leader, and in self-growth. But nothing was ever "good enough". I constantly needed to do more, to have more, so I could feel deserving of love.
It was exhausting! Most of all it stole my joy and peace from all Gods blessings in my life. Until Jesus crashed in with His personable love. These are stories and lessons along the journey.
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Striving For Love, Now Resting From Love
I have great news for you, friend.
Jesus graciously met me in my fear-based, compulsive, self-dependent striving. He untangled me from the worldly-paradigm of "not enough's" to set me free. Each day, I'm reminding myself of that freedom. He can do the same for you.
I'm honored you've chosen to read my confessions. Enjoy and reach out if you feel inspired.
Thank you for the countless miracles I experience every day. Thank you that I don't have to earn Your love because it's Your abundant grace. Thank you that I have a warm bed, clean drinking water, and hot showers. Thank you that Maverick, in his almost two years of age, has a better...
Today, I’m incredibly relieved and grateful for the strength God gave me these last few days of deep sorrow and temptation. I believe these tough days were full of opportunities to deepen my trust in God and His promises. However, in the moment, these opportunities felt...