Confessions of a Recovering Striver



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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.


From Striving to Surrender Apr 02, 2024

Here's my Tuesday confession:

January of 2024, after doing a spiritual fast, God opened my eyes to how much I was focused on building mySELF... even in my faith.
It included all the "self's": Self-sufficiency, self-empowerment, self-development, and self-driven.
God revealed...
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