A moment of unalloyed joy and celebration that they got though the red sea away from the Egyptians.
Of course, having sung of god’s “unfailing love”; as soon as they get thirsty and get to an oasis, one with foul tasting water, they are all negative again.
Moses fixes the water and they drink, but this pattern of complaint is set to repeat.
We’ve had a hard couple of weeks. My mother in law had a health crisis from which she did not recover. It is a good time to remember the good things God has done, and not turn on him or let pain send me to apathy.