The STAIR of Prayer
S - Stillness
T – Thanksgiving
A - Adoration
| - Intercession
R - Request
Stillness - "Be still and know that I am God." Still the mind. Examples include the Rosary, the Prayer of the Heart, Centering Prayer, etc.
Thanksgiving - Have something to be thankful for every time you get quiet before God.
Adoration – Just sit in the presence of God, whether this be in the presence of the Host, nature, or even just acknowledging God's presence reflected in the image of God, in which you were made.
Intercession - Pray for others, and for God to grace you with forgiveness for others.
Request - Offer up the large and small concerns you find that you've brought with you to Quiet Time.