In order to reap in a healthy manner, there are times when one must stop sowing.
Peace and security are guaranteed if we heed the word of G-d, but when we lose sight of our Divine calling, the world fall into despair and anxiety.
A West Coast lumber merchant once came to the previous Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, to seek his counsel and blessing. He got a lesson on Jewish education.
Present day conflict has a direct source in biblical schisms of our forefathers, and in the ongoing war between the spiritual and the material.