Throwback Thursday post ….. Meaning of my ink!!
Humans have marked their bodies with tattoos for thousands of years. These permanent designs — sometimes plain, sometimes elaborate, always personal — have served as amulets, status symbols, declarations of love, signs of religious beliefs, adornments and even forms of punishment.
Tattoos talk. Rather than meaning something literal and universal, the art on our bodies is often personal and complicated.
To me, body art is a means of expression. It’s a journal of where I have been in my life and chronicles important events as well as beliefs that I hold dear to my heart. I got my first tattoo in 1996. It marked an event where I reconnected with a very important person in my life. This was an unexpected reunion of two people who were meant to be together. Life came full circle.
I wanted to honor this meeting…
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