Wellsprings of Greatness
What is the purpose of saying anything at all in Tefilah? We could just as well all sit down and begin meditating about Hashem. But the answer is, that when we say words, our thoughts become so much clearer, so much sharper. Each one of us is a deep fountain of inspiration; every Jew possesses greatness within him, but he needs something that will draw it forth. By speaking out our Tefilah to Hashem, we can develop the correct attitudes and emotions and bring forth the hidden wellspring of greatness that’s hidden inside each one of us.