About three weeks ago I got my third tattoo. I’ve showed tons of people, posted it on Facebook, and even submitted it to a tattoo blog where it got blasted through the Tumblr world. Until last night, I don’t think I had told anyone why I got it. The tattoo says ‘fearfully and wonderfully made’ which comes from Psalm 139. About four years ago I had a falling out with the Lord. It had a lot to do with my insecurities. It consumed me. I was obsessed with how I looked and I always felt not good enough. Over time that started to affect how I saw my relationship with God. I started putting my relationships with people over my relationship with Jesus. I wasn’t pretty enough, I wasn’t skinny enough, and I definitely was too much of a good girl for my “friends” to respect me. I fell so hard. I was so empty. When I had dug myself into a pit I could not get out of God brought me to this verse. He reminded me who He is and who I am in Him. I will never forget it and I will not forget Jesus is Lord.
“For you created my inmost being;
You knit me together in my mother’s womb.
I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
Your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
My frame was not hidden from you
when I was made in the secret place,
when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.
Your eyes saw my unformed body;
all the days ordained for me were written in your book
before one of them came to be.”
-Psalm 139: 13-16