BIBLICAL FAITH–Sam Peak
Exodus 15:27; “They arrived at Elim, where there were twelve springs of water and seventy date-palms; they encamped there by the water.” The Sages teach us how shortsighted man is! Had the Children of Israel seen what a splendid oasis was close by, they surely would not have grumbled about the bitter water at Mirah. Chafetz Chaim זצ”ל notes: All our complaints come only because we are not aware of what is ahead of us. Rabbi Yehudah Ashlag זצ”ל notes: Compliants come from “the will to receive for self alone!”.