But as for me, my prayer is to you, O Lord. At an acceptable time, O God, in the abundance of your steadfast love answer me in your saving faithfulness. Psalm‬ ‭69:13‬

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. Soren Kierkegaard

We don't pray to overcome an unwillingness on God's part to do what is best. Gordon Fort

The ultimate purpose of prayer is not get something; but to be with Someone. David Burton

We wait for Yahweh; He is our help and shield. Psalms 33:20