Our prayers must mean something to us if they are to mean anything to God.
How often do you just recite the words to a prayer without internalizing what you’re saying? Take a minute right now and say the Lord’s Prayer. Listen to the words you are saying and pray it like you mean it.
He said to them, “When you pray, say: ” Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come. Give us each day our daily bread. Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us. And lead us not into temptation.”