Like a pulsar star your heart beats a wish.
I wish for peace in the world
The prayer comes back, always answered, curving as it enters our consciousness, becoming an intention.
I feel the peace in the world. It underlies all the chaos above. And so it is.
Prayer is always wordless. Like a neutrino is detected from the effects of its being, we can know prayer through the wish that we feel, the words of asking, the intention we verbalize. The heart may beat a wish , the mind may verbalize an intention but in the pauses between heartbeats, we are in prayer.