Prayer, at its basis, is response to God. This assumes God is already there. Prayer is not asking God to come down from heaven; it is realizing God is among us and responding to that by thoughts and deed, with or without words.
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Forms of Prayer
According to the Book of Common Prayer (Catechism, page 856), prayer is responding to God, by thought and by deeds,
with or without words. Christian prayer is response to God the Father, through Jesus Christ, in the power of the Holy Spirit. The principal kinds of prayer are adoration, praise, thanksgiving, penitence, oblation, intercession, and petition.