The biblical legend of Jacob wrestling with the angel becomes an increasingly poignant metaphor for me. Every conflict begins to look like that legendary one, with its many implications. Inevitably, I am wounded in the fight and will limp ever after. But it's not until later that I realize that I wasn't really wrestling with another person or circumstance as much as with some spiritual creature, and that I, too, have been thereby strangely blessed.-Every struggle I have ever had reminds me in one way or another of the biblical story of Jacob wrestling the angel.I have many designs for sculptures illuminating various aspects of this archetypal conflict with God. This sculpture is one of 6 different bronzes completed to date.
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