There is no such thing as praying too much. God wants you to turn to Him when you are happy or sad or if you simply need someone to talk to. You can pray whenever you feel like it or feel the need. In fact, if you don't feel like praying or feel like God doesn't want to listen to you, this may be one of the best times to do so.
Praying is easier than you can imagine. God is beside you, he will listen and answer your prayers. God is your loving Father in Heaven and He wants you to talk to Him. You can turn to Him in prayer. Because you are His child, you can turn to your Heavenly Father for help and guidance in your life.
You can pray out loud or in your mind. You can talk to God as you would any other person. Your words don't have to be articulated or repeated from memory. It is more important to open your heart and let yourself go. Believe that He is there listening to you, because that's how it is. Believe it will help you, because it will.
Prayer is one of the most precious gifts you have received from your Heavenly Father.
Before you begin, find a quiet place where you feel comfortable. A good way to start is to turn to God by calling Him by name. You can try "Dear God", "Dear Heavenly Father", "Our Father in Heaven" or simply "God".
2. Converse with God
Speak from the heart and share your hopes and wishes along with your worries and problems. You can ask Him for help, direction, forgiveness, or healing. Whatever you are thinking about, tell It, realizing that His wisdom and His times are greater than yours. You can ask Him what He wants for you.
Express your feelings for others to God. You can pray for their needs or ask for suggestions on how to love and help them. Express appreciation to God for all the blessings you have in life. Even difficulties can be a blessing. This helps us and feel humble, which keeps our hearts and minds more open to God's answers.
3. End the prayer
Once you have said everything you wanted to say, you can end your prayer by saying, “In the name of Jesus Christ. Amen". We do this because Jesus has commanded us to pray in His name and everything we do must be done in His name.
4. Act on your righteous desires
There is wisdom in the saying: "Pray as if everything depended on the Lord and work as if everything depended on you". It is in doing so that we often receive guidance and help from God.
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