Praying from 1 Peter 2:2 relating to Growth, Longing, Purity

Dear God,
As a newborn baby longs for milk, I long for the pure spiritual milk that will help me grow in faith and knowledge of you. Please fill me with your wisdom and understanding so that I may continue to grow in my relationship with you. Help me to hunger and thirst for your word and to seek your guidance in all that I do. Thank you for your love and grace. Amen.

Verse: as newborn babies, long for the pure spiritual milk, that with it you may grow,
1 Peter 2:2

This is a Command. The verse commands the reader to long for pure spiritual milk in order to grow.