I do like my profession, I don't like my job

To only a fraction of the human race does God give the privilege of earning one’s bread doing what one would have gladly pursued free, for passion. I am very thankful.

The Mythical Man Month, p. 291



via CLOSED-LOOP: The passionate developer: I do like my profession, I don't like my job.

This is great stuff. I've always felt the way Fred Brooks talks about in that quote and this post captures a lot of how I feel about my job as well. Well worth reading.