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.


Our Memorable Adventure Feb 06, 2024

First, I want to give a big shout out to all the full-time and single moms. Wow, you inspire me by showing up every day to love, guide, and care for these little humans, who need so much. 

Although, I am very grateful each day I get to be a mom… the challenges are endless....

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Counting My Blessings: A Journey with God Jan 23, 2024

Dear God,

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...

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