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How to Wrestle with God: 4 Moves to Help You Grow Spiritually

I never understood professional wrestling. My introduction came from the likes of  "Hulk" Hogan and Randy "Macho Man" Savage. These were grown men--grotesquely, unnaturally grown--slathered in oil, dressed in spandex, bearing nicknames; and they slapped other men for a living. This was vaudeville for bullies who wanted to throw chairs. This was gymnastics for giants who wanted to land punches. Ohhhh yeahhhhh! But the alternative was worse: competitive wrestling. Picture gangly junior high boys, their ribs showing through their onesies. As they danced on the matt with their opponent, every spectator relived the horrors of puberty: acne and armpit hair on full display. Ohhh nooooo! Though wrestling does not have the fanfare of most modern sports, its history and tradition is rich. It is one of the oldest contests of the Olympic games. Sumo wrestlers are iconic. Moreover, like running and boxing, wrestling appears in the Bible as a metaphor for the Christian life (Ps.
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