Are you accustomed to a steady stream of talk or music? Your culture makes this available to you continuously. As a result are you uncomfortable with silence? Is there value in everything you listen to? My model of communication is one of silence interrupted by profound thoughts of revelation.
As you learn to hear from me in this way you will find me speaking to you more often and longer, for you will discern my voice in ways you had not seen or heard before, but to begin you must be comfortable with silence. Punctuate your prayers with periods of silence as if you were holding a polite conversation with another person and allowed them to speak, and expect me to speak to you, and I will.