Prayer is perhaps the greatest earthly privilege we as Christians are given: communion with God. In simplest terms, prayer is speaking with God.
In prayer we give our lives up to God—letting Him know everything that is in us, even when we lack eloquence or well-crafted words. We praise, mourn, repent, rage, break, and seek. Whatever form the conversation may take, we find comfort in knowing God is always going to be with us.
I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me