The Lord God has given mePray that we can take personal prayer retreats in order to get our direction from God. We will never feel like we have the time to do this - it's going to take discipline!
the tongue of those who are taught,
that I may know how to sustain with a word him who is weary.
Morning by morning he awakens; he awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.
from "30 Ways to Pray for Missionaries," compiled by Elaine Helms for the NAMB. (the full list in pdf form is available here)