46 SIX THEOSOPHIC POINTS itself. Each form is hostile to the other, and not only in man, but in all creatures; unless the forms of life obtain a gentle, gracious lord, under whose control they must be, who can break their might and will. That is found in the Light of life, which is lord of all the forms, and can subdue them all; they must all give their will to the Light. And they do it also gladly, for the Light gives them gentleness and power, so that their harsh, stern, bitter, anguishful forms are all transformed into loveliness. They all give their will to the Light of life, and the Light gives them gentleness. 4. Plurality is thus transformed into unity, into one will which is called the mind, and is the foun- tain from which the one will is able to draw evil and good. This is done by imagination, or by representation of a thing that is evil or good ; and hence the thing's property is susceptible of the same property in the life. The life's property seizes the property of the thing represented, be it either a word or a work, and enkindles itself there- with in itself. It kindles also the other forms of life therewith, so that they begin to qualify, and every property burns in its source, either in love or wrath, all according to the nature represented. Whatever the imagination has seized, that it intro- duces into the mind. 5. We give you therefore to understand that when the mind thus enkindles itself in «.