Sunday Iyar 25, 40th day of the omer 5703
Torah lessons: Chumash: Bamidbar, first parsha with Rashi.
Tehillim: 119, 1-96.
Tanya: In a truly (p. 269) the very lowest. (p. 269).

Among the Alter Rebbe's maamarim of 5555 (1795) in Lyozna: "The reward of a mitzva is the mitzva."1 The mitzva in its ultimate essence - state is the reward. The revelation of this essence will take place in the Time to Come. This is the "enduring principal of the mitzva."2 However, man also "eats of its fruits in This World,"3 each mitzva according to its particular nature; i.e. when man has that particular need, he is answered.