Tuesday, December 27, 2005


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.


"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
~ Anais Nin