Confessions of a Recovering Striver



Whit's Adventures and Blog


Welcome, friend! I'm Whitney Roehl, I'm a recovering Striver. What is a striver?


For me, it was constantly aiming for perfection, relying on my own ambition, strength, and ability. As a Christian, I'd ask God for help but He was my last resort, not my first. Nothing was ever "good enough"I constantly needed to do more, to have more.

I felt empty and exhausted.


When, I finally got to the end of myself, Jesus crashed in with His personable love.

Since then, I've repented of being self-sufficient, constantly striving. Now, I live surrendered. Join me, on this journey.


Jesus Your Love Shines Brightest in The Dark Mar 26, 2024

In the darkest, most evil, hopeless, places, that's where Your love shines brightest, Jesus.

I recently, experienced this, first-hand, with a traumatic event that happened to a loved one. There was so much evil, trauma and offense. My mind kept being flooded by disturbing visions, bringing me to...

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My 21 Days of Fasting & Greater Hope Jan 16, 2024

As, I was assessing my level of hope for 2024, to check on where I was either partnering with God or empowering a lie, I discovered a pattern of lower levels of hope. Just to be sure I was assessing correctly, I reminded myself what God-inspired hope meant. 

First, hope is not...

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