WHAT WILL YOU GET?
The whole charm is in the game that's played before Realization. When you can enjoy the apparent separation between you and God. That's where the charm lies, provided you become aware of it, otherwise it's a drudgery. Once you realize who you really are, the game is finished. There is no longer love because there is no longer separation. You need a Beloved and a lover for love to flourish, and once you realize God, the Beloved and the lover become one.
That is why all of this came into being, so that God could enjoy the game of love. That's the purpose behind creation. God means Love, and for God to enjoy the game of love, there must be love, loving and being loved.
THAT'S HOW IT WAS, p. 219
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