Monday Sh'vat 12 5703
Torah lessons: Chumash: B'shalach, Sheini with Rashi.
Tehillim: 66-68.
Tanya: For the coming (p. 85)...more spiritual and refined. (p. 85).

Intellect and excitement are two separate worlds. Intellect - a world cold and settled; excitement - a world seething and impetuous. Man's avoda is to combine them, unite them. The impetuousness then becomes transformed into a longing, and the intellect into the guide in a life of avoda and action.