Pray not because you need something but because you have a lot to thank God for. Thank God for what He'll do. Even if our prayers haven't been answered yet God either has something better in mind and He has the perfect timing.
Prayers should be the key in the morning and the lock at night. (or like my dear Mother-In-Law, Lilyan used to say: Tell God 'Good morning, Lord. Please be with me today.' & before you go to bed, tell Him,