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Prayer, what is that?

For the Christian, prayer* is about a relationship with God*, and
in particular, with Jesus*. It is your deepest self-opening up to God.
It is to listen to him in his presence. To pray is to be loved by him
and to speak to him in confidence. In prayer, all masks can be
removed. God can only come in to you when you are willing to be
known as you are. One time you will be happy, the next you will
be sad. It is possible that you are angry, with God or with a person.
You may also express anger in your prayer.

Prayer is not inborn. It is something you can learn. Luckily you
don’t have to invent it all by yourself. Christians have been praying
for two thousand years. So a lot of know-how has been developed.
If you are looking for what can help you to pray yourself, it is good
to let yourself be inspired by that.

Excerpted from Did Jesus Really Exist? and 51 other questions by Nikolaas Sintobin SJ