I can’t remember the timeline.
I think I got the Tattoo right before I went into Jail, but I could be mixing things up.
I do remember that all 3 of us that were in the car together wanted to get the tattoos together. A sort of commemoration to surviving the accident.
I had decided that I wanted to try and be equally as great as I was bad/failure and the vision that formed was joining the military. I had already failed in getting into the Marines and the Army. But maybe I could get into the Air Force.
So when I was deciding what to get tattooed onto my arm, I decided to build something inspired by the core values of an US Airman:
- Integrity First
- Service Before Self
- Excellence in All We Do
My adaption of that I scribbled onto a paper plate and kept (Integrity, Sacrifice and Excellence tattooed in Khanji characters on my left arm):
I just now dug this up and noted a very interesting little blurb I had put in the “Excellence” section: “Pursue Always to be Like G-d.”
Wow, what did I mean when I wrote that? What does that mean to me now?
More thoughts to follow.