Numbers 11:4-15 Reflection:
If there is one thing the authors of the bible certainly understood, it is human nature. The 'sons of Israel' were a whingeing lot, just as we are today.
Isn't it amazing how humanity is always complaining? Having been given food in the desert, the Israelites are now complaining that the food is not good enough; they want meat with their bread.
Then poor old Moses was even heard complaining that he has to look after all these people. He asks God why he put him in this position in the first place.
With us God it appears that God can't win. We want it all on our terms though we don't know the truth. But that is not the way life is. God walked with the people of Israel while they were in the desert. Even in walking with them he still hid himself.
That is how God walks with us; with us but hidden. Something that ordinary mortals find frustrating. I would propose that God's approach to us, of being hidden, is to give us the opportunity to trust him without complaining and thus to grow in faith.
If we remember that small detail then our journey shall be easier.