Sometimes it takes a giant jolt to your routine to make you examine your situation and your options.
Perhaps you've been so worried about finding a job that you didn't see the potential opportunity of a lifetime that's suddenly come your way. Could it finally be time to follow your passion? Think about it.
You've worked for years, decades even, to provide for your family and be the person you were expected to be. Is it possible you are in a position now to rethink your options and be the person you want to be?