The High Watch

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The High Watch

Program Overview

Want to find a way to turn your life around? Ever wonder if prayer really makes a difference? Do you want to see your life with a clear, positive perspective? This archived program features host Melinda Thompson, licensed Unity teacher, sharing positive, prayerful approaches to everyday issues.

Reach new heights in prayer, and elevate your consciousness to the joy and fullness of a prayer-based life. Know the formative power of your thoughts, words, and feelings. Experience transformation in your life as you establish and maintain an enriching life of prayer.

The ideas and opinions expressed on this program do not necessarily reflect the teachings of Unity. Unity respects a wide range of spiritual thoughts and beliefs, as reflected in the diverse range of subjects presented on Unity Online Radio.

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  • Original air date: Monday, March 30, 2009
    Episode Description:
    The High Watch continues the study of Keep A True Lent by Charles Fillmore.
  • Original air date: Monday, March 16, 2009
    Episode Description:
    The High Watch continues in a prayerful approach to apply the teachings in Keep A True Lent by Charles Fillmore. Host Melinda Thompson will talk about our spiritual evolution, the power of release, and how to embrace Jesus Christ as our helper, with enthusiasm.
  • Original air date: Monday, March 09, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Faith, Strength, Wisdom, Love ... Do you imagine yourself with these and other gifts from God? We use will and understanding, power-filled words, in creating our new lives this Lenten season.
  • Original air date: Monday, March 02, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Ash Wednesday was just a few days ago. Lent provides us an excellent opportunity for enlightenment in our prayer lives. Join us on The High Watch as host Melinda Thompson brings Charles Fillmore's Keep A True Lent into this mystical and sacred time.
  • Original air date: Monday, February 16, 2009
    Episode Description:
    All forgiveness begins with our willingness and desire to forgive and be forgiven. Tune in for insights into the practice of forgiveness in prayer, to achieve freedom from all negative feelings and attachments. Share some time in prayer with us for forgiveness and receive the gifts it brings.
  • Original air date: Monday, February 09, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Abundance is ours to have, and God is ready and willing to provide us with all we need. Join us on The High Watch to talk about prosperity. What are the thoughts we hold about our finances, job security? We'll join together in prayer for abundant living, as we come to accept all the blessings God has for us.
  • Original air date: Monday, February 02, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Every prayer is answered, in God's time, rightly and perfectly. By our faith, we know this is true. We see it in the results. But why does it not always seem true? Why do the answers come so slowly? Join host Melinda Thompson and special guest Rev. Rob Robinson, of Unity Village Chapel, as they share stories and talk about discovering that every prayer is answered.
  • Original air date: Monday, January 26, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Rev. Richard Billings of Unity Church of Oak Park, Illinois, will be our special guest on The High Watch. He will discuss the significance of praying in Jesus' name and how this practice develops a very personal experience with the Christ Mind within. We'll talk about how praying in Jesus' name is a powerful, attracting force for enlightenment and manifestation.
  • Original air date: Monday, January 12, 2009
    Episode Description:
    This week The High Watch will focus on seeking guidance in our lives and the importance of including it in our daily prayers. Melinda will talk about the significance of turning within, listening to the "still small voice within" to hear the guidance, wisdom, and understanding God has for us. We will pray, knowing we have the courage and strength to follow the guidance we receive. We will spend time in prayer for the inauguration and our government leaders and invite you to call us with your prayers for guidance.
  • Original air date: Monday, January 05, 2009
    Episode Description:
    Join host Melinda Thompson, licensed Unity teacher, while she shares positive, prayerful approaches to everyday issues. Reach new heights in prayer, and elevate your consciousness to the joy and fullness of a prayer-based life. Bring your questions, bring your stories of answered prayer; most of all bring your spirit. Know the formative power of your thoughts, words, and feelings. Master your life through affirmative prayer. Experience transformation in your life as you establish and maintain an enriching life of prayer.
  • Original air date: Monday, December 08, 2008
    Episode Description:
    This week on The High Watch, we'll talk about how prayer makes you feel good, freeing pent-up energies in the body. We become more successful in all we do. By establishing a set prayer time and sticking with it, we find ourselves in harmony with all life. As we grow in our prayer lives, our faith is stronger, and we meet any situation confidently. We come to know the miracle of prayer with all its pleasant surprises.
  • Original air date: Monday, December 01, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Host Melinda Thompson will discuss denials and affirmations, their importance in building prayer consciousness, and the power of our thoughts, feelings, and words. We will create denials, affirmations, and explore the age old question: Why don't my prayers get answered? Listeners are especially encouraged to call and share their prayer concerns, as we transform our thought processes to call forth the good God has for us.
  • Episode: The High Watch
    Original air date: Monday, November 24, 2008
    Episode Description:
    As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we take a look at what gratitude is, reflect upon its importance in a life of prayer, and explore maintaining an attitude of gratitude in our daily lives. We will share prayers of praise and thanksgiving and discuss the conscious act of giving thanks, realizing it goes far beyond the words "thank you." This program provides an excellent opportunity to call in with your accounts of answered prayer and share your gratitude as you experienced God's blessings.
  • Episode: What Is Prayer?
    Original air date: Monday, November 17, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Host Melinda Thompson leads a lively, informative discussion about the meaning, purpose, and practicality of daily prayer. The way we pray reflects how we feel about God. As we come to understand prayer, we embrace prayer as a matter of consciousness, concentration, and commitment to spiritually-oriented positive thinking, which transforms our lives.
  • Original air date: Monday, November 10, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Join our special guest, Rev. Lynne Brown, vice president of Silent Unity®, as she shares insights into the development of the Silent Unity Prayer Ministry, and its ongoing evolvement from one-on-one prayer treatments, to letters, to the telephone, and beyond! Learn how this dynamic ministry, which began in 1892, continues transforming lives, crossing the bridge between the intimacy of prayer and modern technology.
  • Original air date: Monday, November 03, 2008
    Episode Description:
    Interested in a powerful healing story that continues to transform lives more than 100 years later? Learn the story of Unity co-founder Myrtle Fillmore’s healing and how her prayerful consciousness and commitment gave life to the Unity movement.

Host Bio

Melinda Thompson
Melinda Thompson, a licensed Unity teacher in pastoral care. Melinda became active at Unity in Chicago in the mid-1980s. She joined Unity Church of Oak Park, IL, and became a licensed Unity teacher. She volunteered in Youth Ed and chaplaincy and assisted in every aspect of ministry under Revs. Helice Green and Richard Billings. She has trained in hospital chaplaincy and has devoted her life to lifting consciousness through praying with others.

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