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The Ballad of the Dove

Share Your Story: Healing Tattoos

By thislittlemiss1

The Ballad of the Dove

Peace Dove Tattoo (click on image for enlarged view)

About My Tattoo

My tattoo is in memory of my best friend (more my soul sister) who I had been best friends with for 33 years and she passed away last year of lung cancer at the age of 39.

Why My Tattoo is Healing to Me

I chose the song "If I Die Young" for her service because it was fitting in so many ways. (hence the lyric) and the dove because I was able to hold and launch a dove at her service as well. (I plan on adding a little bit more on the sides of the dove, soon.)

Not only will I never forget her but when I look at my arm, it's as if she is with me. (if that makes sense?)

Advice

  • The only advice I have is make sure it is something you really want and research your artists before you get it done.

Phylameana lila Desy, About.com Holistic Healing, says:

Of course what you say makes perfect sense. Thank you for sharing your story and photo.

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