There is not a combination of "right" words you can say to make God hear you any more than he already does.
He walked away from God. He lacked faith. He slept with another man's wife, and he killed a man!
It is so easy to search for the easy path to success, but often the easy paths simply lead to wandering and don't call us to higher ground.
Just because it was a truth in your past, doesn't mean it has to be a truth in your present!