There is a purpose to every failed relationship. The purpose isn't to encourage you to lower your expectations, but to raise your standards. ~ Gay Hendricks writes about 'The Cost of Settling' on page May 15 in A YEAR OF LIVING CONSCIOUSLY.
Prayer is when you talk to God. Meditation is when God talks to you. However, both can go together - as you sift away distractions while Praying and get to the stage of Concentration to what you are Praying about Meditation sets in.