We don’t live in movies, we live in real life. And while yes, fun and freaky things do happen, if we sit around and wait for the Big Day when it all comes together, we’ll miss the joy, and the excitement, of all the little things that, added up over the year, are meaningful indeed.
This is an unpredictable career we are in – art. For some of us, it’s a fulltime rollercoaster ride; for others, it’s tucked in weeknights after work and weekends; but for none of us is there a sure path to more money than what we know what to do with and fame for our name.
There is only the promise that, if we keep at it regularly and constantly push to improve, we will encounter many opportunities to find joy in the little things: [...]