Yes, there are times when you are going to be asked to trust. To make a leap of faith. Believe in something larger than yourself.
You may not "stick" your landing or score 10's on the judges' card, but the fact you did it enhances your life exponentially.
And if you're thinking those ducks never have to deal with life's little "tempests" or "ill winds" take a look...
Notice how they simply regroup and keep moving in the same direction they were headed? Let us pursue our goals with the same perseverance.