Moar C.S. Lewis! Prayer isn't an obligation in this case, and it serves not only God (presumably why we pray), but is also beneficial to the individual praying. Lewis recognizes both parties in the relationship and how important both God and human beings
John 3:16 Valentine This sums up everything. A priest told us during a retreat made us aware that no human in his right mind would have his son executed mangled and brutally whipped to save a damned sinner like me . Thank you to the priest whose name i cannot remember.
Praying for the courage to dance for the lord around others. When you really let the Lord in, it is to worship him with tapping your toes, singing loud, clapping, and swaying! There is a time to be still and quiet with the Lord and a time to REJOICE!