There are several websites that explain ACTS-the following is from Crossroads Fellowship.
The ACTS Prayer Plan - Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving & Supplication
Prayer is a time to commune with God, to turn to Him to sense His presence, and to know Him more deeply.
Read more: The ACTS Prayer Plan
Following this introduction to prayer, there are links to articles involving each of the four types of prayer-adoration, contrition/confession, thanksgiving, and supplication.
An old acronym may serve here: ACTS.
That is, there are different kinds of prayer, as determined by what it seeks or is trying to say: Adoration, Contrition, Thanksgiving, Supplication.
Read more: ACTS (Adoration, Contrition/confession, Thanksgiving, Supplication)
Eighty-six years ago (February 5, 1837), there was born of poor parents in a humble farmhouse in Northfield, Massachusetts, a little baby who was to become the greatest man, as I believe, of his generation or of his century -- Dwight L. Moody. After our great generals, great statesmen, great scientists and great men of letters have passed away and been forgotten, and their work and its helpful influence has come to an end, the work of D. L. Moody will go on and its saving influence continue and increase, bringing blessing not only to every state in the Union but to every nation on earth. Yes, it will continue throughout the ages of eternity.
Read more: Why God Used D. L. Moody by R. A. Torrey
NEWTOWN, Conn., is about 20 miles from the town where my wife grew up. It’s the kind of place that rewards rambling New England drives: there are big old Victorian houses flanking the main street, a hill with a huge flagpole rising in the center of town, and a large pasture just below, with shaded side roads radiating outward from the greensward, and then horse farms in the hills beyond.
Read more: The Loss of the Innocents By ROSS DOUTHAT from the NYTimes
THIS CONVERSATION also we overheard.
"That is quite, quite out of the question," said a female Ghost to one of the bright Women, "I should not dream of staying if I'm expected to meet Robert. I am ready to forgive him, of course. But anything more is quite impossible. How he comes to be here . . . but that is your affair."
Read more: The Great Divorce by CS Lewis (chapters 10-14)