Monday Elul 6 5703
Torah lessons: Chumash: Teitsei, Sheini with Rashi.
Tehillim: 35-38. Also 16-18.
Tanya: But the Holy One, (p. 449) ...blessed attributes. (p. 451).

The Tzemach Tzedek related: The Baal Shem Tov was very fond of light, and said, "Or ('light') is the numerical equivalent of raz ('secret').1 Whoever knows the 'secret' contained in every thing can bring illumination."