In the portion Tetzave, great miracles were awakened because, it says, the Israelites awakened a tremendous amount of certainty and trust in the Light of the Creator. Right after that, they elevated to the state where they were worthy, able, and capable of receiving the Light of miracles, and, ultimately, as Rav Shimon tells us, the Light of the Final Redemption, and the solution to all the darkness, pain, and difficulties that we experience; because it is only an elevation in the level of our certainty in the Light of the Creator.
There is a story not mentioned in detail in the Talmud, but is in a book written over a thousand years ago, and is also quoted in a different Midrashim. The story is about a young woman who was going to her father's house and got lost. After walking all day, she got thirsty and saw a well, and a bucket to draw water from it. She climbed down into the well to... read more