My tattoo, is first and foremost, a symbol of love, joy, and beauty.
The hummingbird is the only bird, created by God, that is able to fly backwards. It teaches us that we can look back on our past, but to not dwell on it, ever moving forward.
By observing the hummingbird, we additionally see they are seemingly tireless. Always actively seeking the sweetest nectar, they remind us to forever seek out the good in life and the beauty in each day.
I went through some emotionally difficult years. Through perseverance, a positive outlook and staying active in life helped me come out the other end a much better person.