I find this an interesting instruction:
“Until now you have not asked for anything in My name. Ask and you will receive, so that your joy may be complete. 25I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. An hour is coming when I will no longer speak to you this way, but will tell you plainly about the Father.…”
- “ask and you will receive” points me to inquiry; the inquiry into the nature of reality and mind.
- Father as a different word for Consciousness.
- “In My name” is I am… the simple effortless unadulterated sense of “being myself”. The absence of the separate-self, the presence of the ‘LORD’.
“I don’t know” for the separate-self seems to be more like death, defeat, loss, shame, guilt.