risk, n.; The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger; a factor, thing, element, or course involving uncertain danger; a hazard.
fail·ure, n.; The condition or fact of being insufficient or falling short; nonperformance of what is requested or expected.
vul·ner·a·ble, adj.; Susceptible to physical or emotional injury; open to censure or criticism; assailable.
growth, n.; Development from a lower or simpler to a higher or more complex form; an increase, as in size, number, value, or strength; extension or expansion.
jour·ney, n. pl.; A process or course likened to traveling; a passage.
faith, n.; Confident belief; belief that does not rest on logical proof or material evidence.
per·se·ver·ance, n.; Steady persistence in adhering to a course of action, a belief, or a purpose; steadfastness.
~ Anais Nin