From today’s reading...
At sunrise, as he left Penuel,
Jacob limped along because of his hip.”
Jacob is renamed Israel today after his "successful" wrestling match with a "man." (Or was it an angel? Or was it God?)
Regardless, it was a heck of a wrestling match, lasting from midnight until dawn.
As a cheater, Jacob was struck in the hip—which was considered a cheap shot—by the angel to remind Jacob that he is alive because God wants him alive.
Jacob accepts his punishment, the challenges placed before him, and his calling to go forth with his family and...
Stay the course.
Keep the faith.