tips to be a great friend

9 Tips for Being a Great Friend

I never thought I would blog on being a great friend. But I am amazed how many people call my show, Dawson McAllister Live, who down deep are lonely and need a good friend. The fact of the matter is we are all wired for meaningful relationships. Studies show if you have good friends throughout…

steps to forgiveness

How To Forgive

Over my last several blogs we have been taking an in-depth journey through the difficult topic of forgiveness. I say difficult because forgiving someone who has deeply hurt you is no doubt the hardest challenge you will ever face. But deciding to forgive someone who has deeply hurt you is also, unquestionably, one of the…

what happens when you don't forgive

What Happens When You Don’t Forgive

Someone anonymously commented about a painful childhood at the hands of an abusive stepmother, and the power of forgiveness to heal their relationship. When I realized that she doesn’t have that kind of hold over me anymore, and I don’t have the strength to hold a grudge anymore, I forgave her, not for her, but for…