Q: Does striving to become successful and comfortable take away from achieving Torah and yiras shomayim?
Q:There are some who want to say that if someone smokes so he’ll be protected from danger based on the possuk of שומר פתאים השם – that Hashem guards the foolish ones (Tehillim 116:6). What do you say about that?
Q:The Rav has said that vacations aren’t always necessary. But aren’t diversions, such as eating out or going on vacation, useful as recreation to break up the humdrum of routine. Can’t we say that vacations are necessary for a person to get a renewed and refreshed outlook when returning to his responsibilities?