Your old self is buried and gone. You are a glorious new creation in Jesus! So walk forward in faith, confident in what God has done and continues to do to make you who you are meant to be.
Since praying is a position we take before God, prayer is not about our words, but rather our hearts in relation to Him.
It’s when we feel we’ve reached our lowest point yet, or when death is approaching those we love that we call to mind the words of Romans 8:35-39