Meaning of What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. :Karl Lagerfeld
Do what you can with all love and passion irrespective of whether it pays you well or not. Joy in the result lives longer than the joy in the reward.
But maybe happiness isn’t in the choosing. Maybe it’s in the fiction, in the pretending: that wherever we have ended up is where we intended to be all along.
So treasure your moments of happiness, the glimpses you see of truth, the nights you’ve been loved. That’s all you’ve got.
Pushing them (children) into a career that is “practical”/ “safe”/ prestigious/ well-paying doesn’t count as help. It’s how parents satisfy their own needs.