There are innumerable ways: reciting a traditional prayer, sitting in
meditation, having a silent conversation with God, visualizing a result. Mother
Teresa said when she prayed, she listened—and found "God is listening, too." If
you don't know how to pray, Rabbi Zalman Schachter suggests you sit with a
"prayerful person" and pray together. It's contagious.
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