Pray when you need Him, but don’t make that the only time you pray. God wants a relationship with us, not just to be “on call” whenever we feel we need Him.
Keep God at the center of your life. Talk to Him about everything. Praise and thank Him for all the good things in your life. Don’t complain to Him about the difficult things; just thank Him for what He is doing in you through them. Trials build character, and God is always molding us more and more into His image, if we let Him!
Character….the character of God….doesn’t that sound like the kind of character you want? It doesn’t just “happen” you know. It is developed over time, and as long as we remain here on this earth, God is not finished with us. He is continually molding and shaping us into His image, building His character in us.