The feather symbolizes freedom, power, wisdom, honor, trust, and strength. It should be seen as a daily reminder of how one should behave. It should be kept clean and never touch the ground for any reason.
Since there is now a massive scar where I was planning to put my next tattoo, I need to come up with something new. And, I've come to be made up of scars and flaws over the last few years (physical and emotional), and it's hard to accept, but that is who I am.