Our response to God in prayer can only come if He speaks. Which He does, without fail, without doubt, every day.
How many persons there are who complain that they do not enjoy prayer. They do not neglect it, for they dare not; but they would neglect it if they dared, so far are they from finding any pleasure therein…
… from this time forth you may come to look at prayer as your element, as one of the most delightful exercises of your life; if you shall come to esteem it more than your necessary food, and to value it as one of heaven’s best luxuries, surely I shall have answered a great end, and you shall have to thank God for a great blessing.
Francis Chan on the connection between prayer and action. (RSS click through to see the video)