Tuesday Sh'vat 27 5703
Torah lessons: Chumash: Mishpatim, Shlishi with Rashi.
Tehillim: 120-134.
Tanya: Likewise in the (p. 107)...duty of charity. (p. 107).

My father writes in one of his maamarim: Early chassidim resolved in their souls to refrain from anything that is permissible (by Torah law) but for which they felt a desire and urge. This breaks the passion.