Tag Archives: tattoos

Black Ink and Living Water

I recently had my tattoo finished. It’s a full sleeve, which makes it pretty conspicuous and often sparks inquiries from people, like, “what does it mean?” Despite the depth of meaning that I’ve put into the sprawling design I often stutter over a quick answer to that question. I never really feel as if I […]

Black Ink and the Leading Light

I recently had a very large tattoo forever imprinted in my skin. ¬†A few people have asked what it means. It’s a lengthy story, five years in the making, but it begins here: 5 years and some odd months ago I visited a small village full of beautiful,¬†hurting children. Wary of us at first, they […]