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Random Matt Chun Memory of the Day
Category: One That Makes You Smile and Hurt at the Same Time.

In high school, not only was I a closeted, frail, and an almost-straight-A kinda kid, I was also a huge Mariah Carey fan and I was not afraid to show it. So when the coolest guy in our church youth group had asked me to be the MC at one of our regular revival nights, I was tickled with inspiration.

So much that I replied, “Oh and you know what, being the MC is perfect for me because first – M.C. can stand for Mr. Chun…

Hey, that’s right!” the coolest guy interrupts with a generous chuckle.

“… but it can also stand for Mariah Carey.”

In that moment of sharing my seemingly clever thought with the coolest guy, I remember feeling this overwhelming sense of – being. Being connected. Being meant to be. Being right. Being of purpose. Being the perfect fit. Being where I needed to be.

It’s amusing to see how a simple lame thought like that could easily make me feel that way but at the same time, it pains me a little and scares me a lot that I just can’t seem to feel it anymore.


Steve Expounded Thusly:

First off, now that we’re not dating, I can say your obsession with Mariah is very cute. I like it. But your last sentence is true, and I wonder how many people feel the same thing or have at least felt it at one point or another. My guess is everyone has. It reminded me of my Demon Days post. Those waves of questioning what you’re doing with your life or why things aren’t as exciting any more or why the little things aren’t as satisfying as they were.

Well, I have a Fench table now, so my life is perfect.

Monday, October 10th, 2005 • 11:45am • Permalink

Steve Expounded Thusly:

Oh, BTW, it would be great if there were a random memory of the day!

Monday, October 10th, 2005 • 11:48am • Permalink


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