Many of us shy away from prayer because we find it intimidating. We cower at the thought of approaching “the throne;” we’re not sure of what to say or how to say it, if there are certain words we should use, if we should keep it short and to the point or elaborate, if there is a certain praying position we should use, and what we should do afterwards. Just relax and keep it simple. The main requirement is sincerity.
As is with most things, “practice makes perfect,” so it is with prayer. I have an acrostic that outlines how simple prayer can be: