Left tat- The hand represents strength & power as it protects against the evil eye or negativity. My goal is to have a brighter outlook on things. Lotus flowers are known to symbolize that there's beauty even in the darkest places. I think of my life and myself in that way. Right tat: A semicolon is used when an author could've chosen to end their sentence, but chose not to. I'm the author & the semicolon is my life. If I allow it, my balloon should be strong enough to lift the anchor.