“Then they traveled from Mount Hor by the road to the Red Sea, to go around the land of Edom, but the people became impatient along the way. And the people spoke against God and against Moses, ‘Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness, for there is no bread or water, and we detest this worthless food.'”
The people of Israel apparently didn’t like having to go around Edom. They wanted the straightest, quickest road to the promised land. But they were going away from Canaan to get around Edom! Their impatience became a poisonous bite.
Every detour brings a lesson and teaches patiences, if we are willing to learn. Cite a moment when you faced such a detour.