tattoage22:15 Aug 21 2009
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Yes, that tattoo is mine.
It is something I live for,die for, and everything inbetween.
Most know that if you do not know your past you are doomed to repeat it..
I have taken my family motto and crest and tried to incorporate it into my own.
Motto: Virescit Vulnere virtus = courage grows strong from the wound..
The shape of the crest is of my own..
The fess and 4 quarters represents the original shield..
The lion has several meanings to me.. Of course Scotland is the foremost. But it does represent the king to me.. courage, honor, and loyalty.
The fallen crown, my direct ancestors have lost their crown in one way or another. I still wanted to pay homage or respect to them in this fashion. Because even the mighty will fall.
there are 4 colors
each represent something different
Silver= Peace & Sincerity
Blue = Truth & Loyalty
Gold = Generosity & Elevation of mind
Red = Courage & Warrior
p.s. the chinese calligraphy stands for ....
more to follow..