Adam & Eve are regarded as actual human beings whom God long ago imbued with his plan for humankind. The Divine Principle takes seriously the idea that there was an original human couple through whom God chose to fulfill his purpose of creation.
All things exist in and through a "Four Position Foundation." This is only created AFTER the 'Three Object Purpose' takes place. In other words, all four partners become both a subjective and objective partner towards the others.
Healthy spirituality has a concern for the past, present, and the future. Living for the past involves a concern for God's Word — his eternal and unchanging purpose of creation. In the present, we live for a beloved. Together, we direct our vision towards future results. This sums up the three objects of love and investment which the individual pursues.