Imagine one massive drop of water, as big as the earth, falling from a great height. What will happen when it hits a flat surface?
Yes, the massive drop of water will split into tiny droplets – myriads of them. That is similar to what happened when we got separated from God. We became humanity, and there are a few billion of us on this planet.
Imagine that each one of us also broke into pieces at the beginning of time. Each one of us strive to become whole again, and then to become part of God again. How do we do that?
Imagine each of those tiny droplets that form you, wanting to unite with the other droplets again, and then wanting to re-unite with the other individuals that are part of the gigantic drop that is God. It would be like watching a reversed film of the droplets becoming a gigantic drop again.