I believe we pray with our eyes closed thinking it makes the pray more Holy and pleasing to our Father in heaven. I do not believe it matters if you pray with your eyes open or closed. What matters is that you pray with a clean heart.
Sometimes we need to stop analyzing the past, stop planning the future, stop figuring out precisely how we feel, stop deciding exactly what we want, and just see what happens. - I call it "Living in the moment and enjoying life.