Nothing in Christianity makes sense except in the light of relationship

Let me begin this post with a profound quote-* Nothing in Christianity makes sense except in the light of relationship. -C Gallo, 2019 The relational aspect of Christianity is the overarching story that ties all the aspects of the Christian faith together. If you try to understand any piece of Christianity without it, you will […]

7 things you should never say to a friend getting over a break-up

People go through break-ups. Some break-ups are dramatic, others are just kind of awkward, but they all suck. Sometimes the suckiness is assuaged by the bright company and uplifting words of a friend. Sometimes the suckiness is exacerbated by the oppressive company and joy-sucking words of a … friend? Yes! Many times well-meaning friends are […]

The clueless man’s guide to complimenting a woman

A friend of mine has beauteous eyes. They are probably her most beguiling feature. Some guys, when (possibly?!) trying to compliment her, say something like this — Him [while staring into her eyes]: “Hey what color are your eyes?” Her: “Ummm.. green.” Him: “Really? Huh. Wasn’t sure.” Her: “Okay….” When she told me this, I […]

The End of an Era: Gallo’s final words on romanticals

Dear ones, I have greatly enjoyed opening up my heart to foreign internet bots, passionate masculinazis, and my exes (recent market research indicated these three groups comprise 96.8% of Galloblog readers). But, the over-sharing sun has set, and the moon of discretion is rising. I will no longer use this blog as an outlet to […]

Reflections on one of (the?) best date(s) ever

I wrote this post a while ago and chickened out before I posted it. Now that I have some distance from it, I realized it is still pure gold. Also, I needed to re-read it *laughs nervously* *********************************************************************************** I went on a date last night. I realize it’s a terrible idea to tell the entire […]