There are a lot of things that I would like to say to God. I want to praise and worship Him using all the words that I could think of to help me express what I feel for Him but it is not enough. Speaking in my own language, in my native language or in English, seems not to help me say everything to my Father.
Whenever I am in a state of having a deep connection with God, everything I care about my life on Earth doesn't matter anymore. During those times, I rarely tell Him what I want. I rarely pray for my petitions. My prayers are mostly telling God how much I love Him and just plainly praising Him. I know God can hear my heart every second and I know He sees what I need.
When we are praying for our petitions, I think saying it in our own language can satisfy us because we clearly know what we want. Praising God is different. Thanking Him is different. Worshipping God is different. Words aren't enough to lift up His name. Words aren't enough to help me express my love for God.
Speaking in tongues is an amazing gift from the Holy Spirit. Let's see what science can tell us about this...