Monday Menachem Av 29 5703
Torah lessons: Chumash: Shoftim, Sheini with Rashi.
Tehillim: 140-144.
Tanya: Therefore, my beloved, (p. 437) Zion..." (p. 439).

There must be avoda by one's own efforts. Superior heights are attained when one is taken by the hand and led; it is more precious though, when it is by one's own strength.