Often times when we pray , will you ask God for a need or express gratitude. All of that is good. When we are done talking, do we listen to God? Do we even let him speak? Or is it all about us being heard?
Praying to God involves listening to his voice. Through reading the Bible and even asking for a sign, we must let him talk.
Relationships are a two-way street. If we truly love him with all our heart, we will listen and hear him speak.
Here is an inspirational message by David Wilkerson about listening to God when praying. The audio is about 6 minutes.