Previous: Doing what you like.
Are you making something you care about? Does your job or career produce the books you love, the services you care about, the games you like? Does your job make things meaningful to your geeky or fannish heart, even if what you do may not seem like something a raging fan, nerd, geek, or otaku would do?
If so, then you've had a valuable lesson – that sometimes you can find fulfillment in being a profane not by what you do directly, but by the results of that action.
If you don't have this situation . . . then read on