We all face countless headwinds in our lives. Nearly everything we do is met with some sort of obstacle, hinderance, or difficulty. When it comes to our suffering and wrestling with things in life, there are a lot of unhelpful ideas, namely that such struggles mean that God cannot exist or that he/she has forgot about us. In this post I explore the renaming of Jacob and how we can find true beauty and meaning right in the midst of our striving. Our struggles are not the absence of divine grace, but the very means of it.